Today's Bangladesh Road Accident: 4 construction workers killed
11:15 AM, July 28, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 11:47 AM, July 28, 2019

4 construction workers killed as lorry overturns in Noakhali

At least four construction workers were killed and 13 injured as a lorry turned turtle in Begumganj upazila of Noakhali this morning.

The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately, our Noakhali correspondent reports.

The lorry carrying 17 people turned turtles when its driver lost control over the steering while giving side to a rickshaw on Feni-Noakhali highway from Singer road around 7:00am, said Harun Ur Rashid Chowdhury, officer-in-charge (OC) of Begumganj Police Station.

One of the construction workers died on the spot while three others succumbed to their injuries while being taken to Noakhali General Hospital, the OC said.

The injured are admitted into Noakhali General Hospital and Begumganj Upazila Health Complex and the bodies were kept in Noakhali General Hospital morgue, he added.

Dr Syed Mohiuddin Abdul Al Azim, a resident doctor at Noakhali General Hospital, told our correspondent that some of the injured are in a critical condition.

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