Two die as pickup van hits bike in Naogaon

2021-09-23, 2:18pm Accidents

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Naogaon, Sept 23 -- Two youths were killed in a head-on collision between a bike and a pickup van on the Naogaon-Rajshahi highway near Sreerampur in Manda upazila on Thursday morning, police said.

The deceased were identified as van driver Shamim Ahmed (24), son of Abdus Salam of Shahmukhdum of Rajshahi, and 28-year-old biker Sanarul Islam, son of Tayej Uddin of Sabail village in Narail.

Police said the accident occurred around 9am when the van coming from Rajshahi crashed into the bike on the highway near Sreerampur. The impact of the crash was such that the van driver and the biker died on the spot.

Shahinur Rahman, officer-in-charge of the Manda police station, said the bodies of the deceased were sent to Naogaon Sadar Hospital for post-mortem. - UNB