One person died after the truck lost control and fell into a ditch after a collision between a sand-laden truck and a motorcycle at Bagatipara in Natore. At this time, 2 more people were injured. The injured have been admitted to Bagatipara Upazila Health Complex.
The accident took place in Dhoparbil area of the upazila on Tuesday afternoon. According to the police, the deceased Shahidul Islam is a resident of Ahmedpur area of Bagha police station in Rajshahi. He was the helper of that truck.
Nannu Khan, officer-in-charge of Bagatipara police station, said that a truck full of sand was going from Rajohi to Bagatipara. On the way, on reaching Dhoparbil area, there was a head-on collision with a motorcycle coming from the opposite direction. At that time, the truck lost control and fell into the ditch on the side of the road. The helper’s dresses on top of the truck were buried under the sand.
After receiving information, Dayarampur fire service personnel reached the spot and rescued the injured including Shahidul Islam from under the sand and took them to the upazila health complex.