2 killed in Chandpur, Benapole road accidents

2 killed in Chandpur, Benapole road accidents

Two people were killed in road crashes in Benapole and Chandpur districts on Wednesday.

In Benapole, a trolley driver was killed when a truck hit the trolley on Amtola-Gatipara road in Sharsha upazila on Wednesday night.

The deceased was identified as Asadul, 30 of Rajbari district.

Mamun Khan, officer-in-charge of Sharsha Police Station, said the accident occurred when the truck collided head on with the trolley, leaving its driver dead on the spot.

Police arrested the truck driver.

In Chandpur, an auto-rickshaw driver was killed and four others were injured in a road accident on Chandpur-Cumilla road at Mahamaya Bazar in Sadar upazila on Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as Foysal Gazi, 18, son of Tafazzal Gazi of the upazila.

The accident took place around 2 pm when the auto-rickshaw carrying five people skidded off the road after hitting a road side tree, leaving them injured, said sub-inspector Lokman Hossain of Chandpur Model Police Station.

The injured were taken to local hospital where the doctors declared Foysal dead.