Truck hits auto-rickshaw killing 3 passengers Chandpur

Dhaka, Jan 16 – Three passengers of a CNG-run auto-rickshaw were killed and the driver was injured as a truck hit the vehicle at Panchani village of Matlab Uttar upazila on Tuesday morning.The deceased were identified as Mofiz Pathan, 45, Alamgir Hossain, 40, residents of Panchani village and Anik Ahmmed, 25, a resident of Baherchar village of the upazila.
The accident occured when the truck hit the auto-rickshaw due to dense fog, leaving the four people critically injured, said Anwarul Haque, officer-in-charge of Uttar Matlab Police Station.
Later, the injured were taken to local hospital where doctors declared three of them dead and referred the critically injured driver to Dhaka. – UNB