Three people, including two women, were killed in a collision between an auto-rickshaw and a pickup on the Habiganj-Chunarughat road. Two others were injured in the incident. They have been admitted to Habiganj Sadar Hospital.
This incident took place in Chanbhanga area on Thursday afternoon. The deceased are Tanim (25), son of Farooq Mia of Durgapur village of the upazila, Tamanna Akhter (20) of Ramshree village and Sufia Khatun (45), wife of Chamed Ali of Umednagar of Habiganj town. However, the identity of the injured was not immediately available.
Chunarughat-Madhavpur Circle SP Nirmalendu Chakraborty confirmed the truth of the incident. He said, on Thursday afternoon, an autorickshaw coming from the opposite direction collided with a pickup going to Chunarughat from Shaistaganj. Two died on the spot. One of the injured later died in hospital.
Dr. Habiganj Sadar Hospital Emergency Department Medical Officer. Saurabh Biswas said, three people were brought to our hospital with serious injuries and one died while undergoing treatment. The other two are under treatment.
Nirmalendu Chakraborty said that two cars involved in the accident have been seized. He said the bodies have been kept in the hospital.