Five persons were killed and two others injured as a truck hit a crowd beside Dhaka-Chattogram Highway in
Thakurdighi area under Mirsharai upazila here this morning, BSS reports..
The deceased were identified as truck driver Shah Alam, 40, auto-rickshaw driver Didarul Alam, 35, Kamrul, 45, Mosharaf, 26, and CNG-driven auto-rickshaw passenger Mohiuddin, 60.
A Dhaka-bound truck losing its control over the steering hit a crowd of auto rickshaw drivers and passengers while they were standing at an auto rickshaw stand, leaving five people dead on the spot around 7 am, said Md
Jasim Uddin, deputy-assistant director of Agrabad Fire Station.
Injured – Liton, 25 and Sohel,22, were admitted to Jorargong upazila health complex.