A train-truck collision took place at Churamankati on the Jessore-Chaugacha road. This accident happened around 5:30 am on Sunday.
Truck driver Parvez Ahmed (26) and driver’s assistant Nazmul Hasan (28) were killed on the spot in the accident. Parvez is a resident of Azampur village of Kakmari and Nazmul Maheshpur in Kotchandpur upazila of Jhenaidah.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Jessore Kotyali Model Police Station Abdur Razzak said that a cargo truck bound for Jessore from Maheshpur in Jhenaidah collided with the train when it reached the Churamankati railway crossing. The truck driver and the driver’s assistant were killed on the spot.
On receiving the information, the fire service personnel went to the spot and recovered the body. The police officer also said that the truck involved in the accident has been impounded. He said that the two bodies have been sent to Jessore Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.