Three people were killed in a dump truck-pickup collision at Manda in Naogaon. Five others were injured in this incident. This accident took place in Srirampur area of Naogaon-Rajshahi highway of the upazila around 9:30 pm today. However, the name and identity of the deceased have not been found so far.
According to the police, a pickup carrying laborers was going towards Rajshahi at night. On reaching Sabaihat area, there was a head-on collision with a speeding dump truck coming from the opposite direction. One died on the spot. Two others later died while being taken to a local hospital.
Manda Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mozammel Haque Kazi said, it is believed that the dead and injured were passengers of the pickup. The police were sent to the spot after receiving the information. The police removed the bodies and the accident vehicles from the road. Identification of the injured is underway.