A woman was killed in a head-on collision between a truck and an autorickshaw in Shaistaganj


A woman was killed in a head-on collision between a truck and a CNG auto-rickshaw in Shaistaganj, Habiganj. On Saturday (July 6) at 10 o’clock in the night, an accident took place at a place called Surabai in Nurpur Union of Shaistaganj Upazila on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway.

It is known that a CNG autorickshaw (Habiganj-K 11-7664) bound for Madhavpur from Shaistaganj and a truck bound for Sylhet (Dhaka Metro-No 17-0259) bound for Dhaka collided head-on. Mitu Akhtar (26), wife of Swapan Mia of Bakharpur village of Baghasura union of Madhavpur upazila of Habiganj, who was a passenger in the CNG car, died on the spot.

Besides, four people including the driver of the CNG autorickshaw were seriously injured. Shaistaganj Fire Service Civil Defense workers rescued the dead and injured and sent them to Habiganj 250 bed hospital.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Shaestaganj Highway Police Station Taimur Islam confirmed the truth of the matter.

Kamruzzaman Al Riyadh/MRM