3 killed in Mymensingh road crash
At least three people including two women were killed and 16 others injured in a road accident at Gangashram on Mymensingh-Kishoreganj highway in Gouripur upazila of Mymensingh today.
Two of the deceased were identified as Fatema Begum, 22, and Shariful Islam, 35. The other victim, a woman aged around 50, could not be identified immediately, reports our Mymensingh correspondent quoting police.
The incident took place around 1:15pm when a Kishoreganj bound bus from Mymensingh and a truck from the opposite direction collided head-on, killing Fatema on the spot and injuring 17 others, Akhtar Morshed, officer-in-charge of Gouripur Police Station, said.
The injured were rushed to Iswarganj Upazila Health Complex where the unidentified woman succumbed to her injuries, the OC added.
Later, 12 of the injured were shifted to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital (MMCH) as their condition deteriorated, where Shariful died, the police official informed.
The vehicles were seized, but the drivers managed to flee away, the OC said.