Published: Saturday, June 1, 2013

3 killed as car hits truck in Manikganj

Three people were killed and four others injured as a private car crashed into the rear of a truck on Dhaka-Aricha Highway in Shibalaya upazila of Manikganj early Saturday.

The accident took place at RCL intersection near Paturia ghat when a Paturia-bound private car hit a truck from behind around 12:00am, leaving three people dead on the spot and four others injured, said Abul Kalam Azad, officer-in-charge of Shibalaya Police Station.

The deceased are Alauddin, 30, of Chandair village in Singair upazila, Parvez, 25, of Keraniganj in Dhaka and the driver of the car Samrat, 28, of Madhabpur village in Singair upazila, reports our Manikganj correspondent

All the dead and injured were passengers of the car.

The dead bodies were sent to Manikganj Sadar Hospital for autopsy.

The injured were rushed to Utholi Upazila Health Complex and then shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital in the morning.