2 killed, one injured in van, auto-rickshaw collision in Narayanganj
Two passengers of a battery-run auto-rickshaw were killed, and its driver was injured when the vehicle collided head-on with a covered van on Chashara-Panchabati road at Police Line area of Sadar upazila in Narayanganj this afternoon.
The two deceased are still unidentified but they are between 25 and 30 years old, reports our Narayanganj correspondent quoting police.
Rakibuzzaman, officer-in-charge, Fatullah Model Police Station said, a battery-run auto-rickshaw was going towards Panchabati carrying two passengers at around 4 pm. A covered van coming from the opposite direction collided head-on with the auto-rickshaw while overtaking.
One passenger of the auto-rickshaw died on the spot. The locals rescued its driver and another passenger and sent them to Narayanganj General Hospital, said Rakibuzzaman, adding that the on-duty doctor declared the passenger dead, and sent the driver to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
Rakibuzzaman also said, locals held Russell -- driver of the covered van -- and handed him over to police. A case regarding the incident will be filed soon, he said.