2 killed in separate road accidents in Cox’s Bazar and Natore
Two women were killed in separate road accidents in Cox's Bazar and Natore today. They were both hit by trucks, our local correspondents report quoting police.
The deceased are Khurshida Begum (32) of Islampur union in Cox's Bazar Sadar upazila, and Hasna Begum (47) of Gormati village in Boraigram upazila of Natore.
Cox's Bazar's Malumghat Highway Police Inspector Md Shafayet said, Khurshida fell off from a battery-run vehicle (locally known as Tomtom) when it overturned while trying to take a U-turn. She was hit by a truck coming from behind. Locals took her to Malumghat Christian Memorial Hospital where she died while undergoing treatment.
In Natore, Bonpara Highway Police Station Officer-in-Charge Shafiqul Islam said, Hasna Begum died on the spot when she was hit by a speeding truck while she was crossing the road.
Police later arrested the truck driver Md Shiplu but his helper escaped, the OC said, adding that police recovered her body and sent it to Natore Sadar Hospital for autopsy.