3 killed in Mymensingh road accident

Mymensingh Road Accident
Photo: Collected

Three people were killed and another was injured as a truck hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Tarakanda upazila of Mymensingh this morning.

The deceased was identified as Shahid Mia (33), the auto-rickshaw driver; Khalil Mia (32); and Masum Mia (36) from Durgapur upazila of Netrakona.

Quoting locals, officer-in-charge of Tarakanda Police Station Md Abul Khayer said the accident happened at Khicha when the truck hit the Mymensingh-bound auto-rickshaw, leaving Shahid dead on the spot and three others injured around 10:00 am.

The injured were rushed to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital (MMCH), where doctors declared Khalil and Masum dead.

Another critically injured passenger -- Aminul Islam -- is undergoing treatment at MMCH.

Police seized the truck and auto-rickshaw, but the truck driver managed to flee.

A case was lodged.