2 killed in road crash in Cumilla



Two people were killed when a fish-laden truck plunged into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Korpai in Burichang upazila under Cumilla district this morning.

One of the deceased was identified as Syed Hossain, 30, son of Moti Shoudagar of Baharchar village in Cox’s Bazar while the identity of the other victim could not be known immediately.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Mainamati Highway Police Station Alamgir Hossain said: “The accident took place around 5:30 am when a Dhaka-bound fish-laden pick-up van fell into a roadside ditch.”

After the accident, locals rushed in and found two men, including the driver, dead on the spot.

Police sent the bodies to a local hospital morgue.

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