Published: Friday, May 10, 2013


3 die as truck hits CNG

Three people were killed and three others injured Friday morning when a speeding truck rammed into their vehicle in the port city of Chittagong.

The accident took place on the Airport Road of the city around 7:30am, said Mini Barua, duty officer of Patenga Police Station.

All the five victims, other than the driver of the CNG-run vehicle, are members of the same family. They were going to receive one of their relatives at the Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong.

Driver Md Zakir Hossain, 48, died on the spot, while Harun Rashid, 35, and an eight-year-old girl Farzana died after being taken to local hospitals.