3 killed, 3 others injured as truck overturns in Gazipur

Gazipur, Oct 11 (UNB) – Three people were killed and three others injured as a truck overturned on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Garzaria Masterbari area in Sreepur upazila on Thursday night.

Two of the deceased were identified as Jahangir, son of Mujibur Rahman and Saiful, son of Alfaz Uddin of Sherpur district while the identity of the another deceased could not be known yet.

Manjur Hossain, officer-in-charge of Mawna Highway police camp, said the Dhaka-bound truck overturned on the highway around 11:15 pm after hitting a road divider as its driver lost control over the steering, leaving three pedestrians dead on the spot and three others injured.

The injured were taken to a local hospital.

Police arrested truck driver Badshah.