Three people were killed in a head-on collision between two private cars in the east of Rupganj in Narayanganj. Five more people were admitted to the hospital with serious injuries. The incident took place at Shimu Market area of Kanchan road in the upazila on Tuesday at around 10 am.
According to the fire service, after taking eight injured people to Kurmitola hospital, doctors on duty declared three dead. The condition of two of the remaining five people was critical and they were taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital. Three others have been admitted to Kurmitola.
Narayanganj Additional Senior Superintendent of Police (Rupganj) Abir Hossain said that the wheel of a Dhaka-bound private car burst and fell on another lane. At that time, the car collided with another private car. Eight people were seriously injured on the spot. Three of them died. Others are hospitalized.
The highway police is seizing the damaged private cars from the spot.