Two persons were killed and another three received injuries when a pickup van rammed into an auto-rickshaw at Srimai Bridge area on Cox’s Bazar road under Patiya upazila of the district at 7 am today.
Dead persons were identified as Tayeb Ali, 46 and Munshi Mia, 42, hailed from Uttar Joara village of Chandnaish Upazila.
Sub-Inspector of Patiya thana Molla Jahangir Jabir has confirmed this.
Among the three injured was the driver of the auto rickshaw, SI Kabir added.
They were identified as Mohammad Sohel, 25, Sirajul Islam, 33 and Ramjan Ali, 24. They are from different areas under Patiya upazila.
The police could not detain the pickup van.
The injured were brought to Chittagong Medical College Hospital and they are now out of danger. –BSS, Chittagong