Truck crushes two pedestrians to death in Dinajpur

Another man was injured in the incident and is undergoing treatment at Dinajpur’s M Abdur Rahim Medical College Hospital

Dinajpur Correspondent
Published : 24 Sept 2022, 06:14 AM
Updated : 24 Sept 2022, 06:14 AM

Two pedestrians have died after being run over by a truck in Dinajpur.

Another man was injured in the incident that occurred near M Abdur Rahman Medical College Hospital on Saturday, according to Kotwali Police Station Sub-Inspector Zakaria.

The dead have been identified as Md Ali, 65, and his brother-in-law Asgar Hossain, 35, both of whom are natives of Gaibandha’s Sundarganj.

The injured man, also a brother-in-law of Ali, is undergoing treatment in M Abdur Rahim Medical College Hospital.

Citing witnesses, SI Zakaria said the three men had been walking on the side of a road when a Dinajpur-bound truck ran them over before hitting an ambulance.

“Ali and Asgar died on the spot,” Zakaria said, adding that the truck driver and his aide have fled.

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