A woman construction worker was killed and 12 of her co-workers were injured when a human hauler carrying them overturned on a road in Sadar upazila of Munshiganj today.
Deceased Lucky Begum (26) used to live in a rented house in Golapbag area of Mirkadim municipality of Munshiganj. Her husband Zakir Hossain was also injured in the accident, said Shribash Gain, sub-inspector (SI) of Hatimara Police Investigation Center.
The couple came to Munshiganj from Barguna and worked as construction workers for a long time, our Munshiganj correspondent reports quoting SI Shribash.
Ten of the injured were taken to Munshiganj General Hospital from where six of them were shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for better treatment, said the police official.
SI Shribash Gain further said the human hauler carrying 14-15 construction workers along with a concrete mixer machine turned turtle on the road in Dakait-Tola bridge and crashed against the bridge railing in Nahapara village around 12:30pm after its driver lost control over the steering.
The accident left Lucky dead on the spot and 12 other workers injured, he added.