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Van-private car collision in Jhalkathi, 7 injured

Van-private car collision in Jhalkathi, 7 injured

Seven people including a policeman were injured in a head-on collision between a vegetable van and a private car carrying a dead body in Jhalkathi. The accident took place at Krishnakathi area of ​​Jhalkathi on Barisal-Khulna regional highway today on Saturday around 1 pm.

After the accident, locals rescued the injured and sent them to Jhalkathi Sadar Hospital. Four of them have been sent to Barisal Sher-e Bangla Medical College Hospital in critical condition.

According to the police and eyewitnesses, relatives were going to Mathbaria in Pirojpur with a dead newborn baby in a private car from Barisal. On reaching the Krishnakathi area of ​​Jhalkathi, there was a head-on collision with a van carrying vegetables coming from the opposite direction. The van overturned and the private car went into a ditch on the side of the road and rammed into a high-rise boundary wall. In this incident, 7 people including Aminul Islam, a member of the traffic police on duty on the road, were injured.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Jhalkathi Sadar Police Station. Shahidul Islam said that the private car that crashed in the accident was recovered and traffic on the highway was normalized. The covered van along with its driver have been taken into police custody.