4 injured as covered van falls off Munshiganj bridge | The Daily Star
02:34 PM, June 09, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 03:20 PM, June 09, 2021

4 injured as covered van falls off Munshiganj bridge

Four people, including a pedestrian, were critically injured when a covered van fell off Muktarpur Bridge in Munshiganj this morning.

The injured -- Belal Hossain (32) and Bachchu (32), supervisors of a private company; van driver Rasel Munshi (30); and pedestrian Mamun (32) -- were admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), reports our Munshiganj correspondent.

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Md Bazlur Rahman, inspector of Munshiganj Sadar Traffic Police, said the covered van fell off the bridge when its driver tried to save an oncoming auto-rickshaw, which suddenly changed its lane, around 10:00am.    

The auto-rickshaw was carrying passengers to Narayanganj from Munshiganj, the inspector said.

 

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