4 killed in Cox’s Bazar road crash

4 killed in Cox’s Bazar road crash



Four people were killed and two others injured after a truck collided head-on with an auto-rickshaw at Nandirpara Station in Cox’s Bazar’s Pekua upazila today. 

The deceased were identified as Aminul Kabir, 28, son of Gias Uddin; Akkas, 33, son of Syed Alam of Sikdarpara; Didarul Islam, 28, son of Abdul Hannan, and Abu Taleb, 38, son of Khalilur Rahman of Pekua upazila. 

Quoting witnesses, Saifur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Pekua Police Station, said the accident took place in the upazila headquarters around 3:00pm when the sand-laden mini-truck from Chakaria crashed into the auto-rickshaw. 

One of the victims was killed on the spot and five others were injured. 

Of the injured, three died while being taken to Chattogram Medical College Hospital.