3 killed in city road accidentNew Age online
At least three people, including two women were killed while another child was injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in the capital’s Shanir Akhra area Tuesday afternoon, police said.
Identities of the deceased could not be known immediately but police said among the dead, two were female.
The road mishap occurred as a Sonapur bound bus dashed the auto-rickshaw near Shanir Akhra intersection at around 12.15pm, leaving a person dead on the spot, said Dhaka Metropolitan Police's Senior Assistant Commissioner (Demra zone) Minhajul Islam.
Another two succumbed to their injuries while being taken to a hospital. The deceased and the injured were auto-rickshaw passengers, police said.
The bodies were sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.
Police seized the bus but its driver and helper fled.
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