• Friday, October 24, 2014

3 injured as train hits car in city

Star Online Report
The damaged car lies on the road after it is hit by a train at Malibagh rail crossing in the capital on Friday afternoon. Photo: Courtesy by Rashed Nizam
The damaged car lies on the road after it is hit by a train at Malibagh rail crossing in the capital on Friday afternoon. Photo: Courtesy by Rashed Nizam

At least three people were injured as a train hit a private car at Malibagh rail crossing in the capital this afternoon.

Details on the victims, presumably two members of a family and a driver of the car, could not be accessed immediately.

A tracker pulls the damaged car from the spot after it is hit by a train at Malibagh rail crossing in the capital on Friday afternoon. Photo: Courtesy by Rashed Nizam
A tow truck pulls the damaged car from the spot after it is hit by a train at Malibagh rail crossing in the capital on Friday afternoon. Photo: Courtesy by Rashed Nizam

The private car was hit by the Kamalapur-bound Chattala Express from Chittagong around 5:30pm while the driver of the car drove onto the rail track before the signal bar was put in place, Imam Arefin, sub-inspector of Dhaka Railway Police Station, told The Daily Star.

The damaged car lies on the road after it was hit by a train at Malibagh rail crossing in the capital on Friday afternoon. Photo: Courtesy by Rashed Nizam
The damaged car lies on the road after it is hit by a train at Malibagh rail crossing in the capital on Friday afternoon. Photo: Courtesy by Rashed Nizam

The car was seen being pulled by the train more than 100 metres from the spot of the impact, he added.

A woman and a kid however managed to get down from the car safely, the police official said.

Published: 6:37 pm Friday, August 01, 2014

Last modified: 9:22 pm Friday, August 01, 2014

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