One person was killed and three others were injured in a three-way collision between a sand-carrying pickup van on the Chandpur-Cumilla regional highway.
The accident took place near Ghosher Hat Bridge on the road on Wednesday, April 07 in the afternoon. A CNG scooter passenger was killed on the spot. However, the name of the deceased was not immediately known.
The injured have been identified as Kalu Gazi’s son CNG scooter driver Mohammad Jewel Dhali, 38, and Harun-ur-Rashid, 31, and Abdul Hamid, 55, son of Abdur Rahman of Algibazar village in Haimchar upazila. Among them, Abdul Hamid left the hospital with first aid. The other two were critically injured and are being treated at Chandpur Government General Hospital.
Eyewitness and CNG scooter driver Jewel Dhali said he was driving his CNG scooter towards Chandpur on Wednesday afternoon when he suddenly approached a bridge in Ghosher Hat area. Then collided with his CNG scooter.
As a result, two CNG scooters fell on the side of the road and crumpled. And one passenger in the CNG died on the spot and the other three were seriously injured with bloody bruises in different parts of the body.
Witnesses later rescued them and took them to Chandpur Government General Hospital for treatment.
Meanwhile, after receiving the news of the accident, the local people detained the pickup van.
Correspondent: Kobir Hossain Mizi, April 07,2021