Three members of a family have died after a car veered out of control and crashed into a ditch in Cumilla’s Debidwar Upazila.
The accident occurred on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway in the Shaharpar area around 7 am on Sunday, according to SI Premdhar Mazumder from the Daudkandi Highway Police Iliatganj Outpost.
The dead were identified as Feni resident Gias Uddin Mahmud Forazi, 52, his wife Jahanara Akter, 48, and her sister Salma Aktar Nazma, 45.
Gias, his wife and his sister-in-law were travelling from Dhaka to Feni by car when it veered off the road, SI Premdhar said. All three were killed on the spot.
The bodies and the damaged vehicle were recovered and are currently at the police outpost. Once legal proceedings are complete, they will be handed over to the family, SI Premdhar said.