5 people killed, 2 injured after truck hit bike in Rangpur

News Desk || shiningbd

Published: 7/6/2022 11:15:54 AM

Five people were killed and two more injured after a garbage truck hit an easy-bike in Rangpur city yesterday.

The dead were identified as Raza Mia, 46, Jannatul Mawa, four, Gita Rani, 60, Shahjahan Mia, 55 – all passengers of the easy-bike. 

The two injured are currently at Rangpur Medical College Hospital for treatment, police said.

Masud Alam, senior station officer of Rangpur's Fire Service and Civil Defence, confirmed the incident in the afternoon.

Pirgachha police, quoting witnesses, said the easy-bike reached the city from Pirgachha upazila with around seven passengers.

As the vehicle arrived at Mahiganj (Shareyartal), the truck hit the easy bike, leaving two people dead on the spot and injuring around five, said police.

Later, locals rescued the injured and took them to Rangpur Medical College Hospital, where three of them succumbed to their injuries immediately after being admitted.

Mostafizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Mahiganj Police Station, said police seized the truck and were looking for the driver, who fled after the accident.

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