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Three killed in Chandpur road crash

  • Published at 10:04 pm July 29th, 2020
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Two vehicles after a collision on the Chandpur-Comilla Highway in in Shahrasti upazila of Chandpur on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 Dhaka Tribune

The bodies were handed over to their families at their request

Three people were killed and three others injured as a bus collided with a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Kakoirtola area of the Chandpur-Comilla Highway in Shahrasti upazila on Wednesday.

The deceased were identified as auto-rickshaw driver Monir Hossain, 24, and Gunodhar Chakraborty, 70, and Haripad Chakraborty, 50.

Officer-in-Charge of Shahrasti Police Station Shah Alam said the accident occurred at 1pm when the Chandpur-bound bus of Padma Paribahan collided with the Comilla-bound auto-rickshaw, killing three people on the spot.

The bodies were handed over to their families at their request, the OC said.

The injured were admitted to a local hospital, he added.