One killed, 5 injured in Chapainawabganj road accident

A man was killed and five others were 
injured in a road accident on Amnura-Chapainawabganj road in Atahar Bulonpur 
area under Sadar upazila of the district this morning. 

The deceased was identified as Sadiqul Islam, 65, son of late Tainus Ali of 
Charmohonpur under Chapainawabganj sadar upazila. 

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Chapainawabganj Sadar Model Thana Md Sajjad Hossain 
said the accident occurred in the area around 8.30 am when a Chapainawabganj-
bound speedy truck, hailing from Amunura, hit a battery-run auto-rickshaw 
from the front side as six people were going towards Amnura from 
Chapainawabganj on boarding the vehicle, leaving Sadiqul dead on the spot and 
injuring others.

“The wounded were rushed to Chapainawabganj Sadar Hospital. Among them, three 
were released after first aid and two were sent to Rajshahi Medical College 
and Hospital (RMCH) as their condition deteriorated,” the OC said.

Police detained both the vehicles but none was arrested in this connection, 
the OC added. 

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