25-km tailback on Dhaka-Ctg highway
Hundreds of passengers were stuck in a 25-kilometre tailback on Dhaka-Chittagong highway today that ensued yesterday morning following multiple road accidents in Comilla on the previous day.
Our local stringer reported of a 25-kilometre tailback today that stretched from east of Daudkandi toll plaza to Meghna toll plaza, a queue that had been building up since Tuesday night.
The traffic congestions is seen to affect both the lanes on the high way, Abul Kalam Azad, officer-in-charge of Daudkandi Highway Police Station, told The Daily Star today.
Contacted, the OC yesterday said the accidents took placed on Meghna and Daudkandi bridges.
He also blamed the sloth pace of toll collection at Meghna and the Eid rush for the overloaded highways.