Truck kills three of a family in Bandarban

Publish: 8:31 PM, July 11, 2021 | Update: 8:31:PM, July 11, 2021

BANDARBAN,  – Three members of a family were killed and four others injured as a truck hit a human hauler in Lama upazila of the district today.

Two of the deceased were identified as Ruposhi Das, 20, and Chinu Das, 30. Both were the residents at Siraj Karbari Para in Alikadam upazila of the hilly district.

Witnesses said the accident took place this noon as the driver of the truck lost his control over the steering and hit the human hauler at Linejhiri Uporer Mor on Lama-Chakaria Road.

Ruposhi’s daughter Ankita and sister-in-law Rekha Das were also injured in the crash. They were heading towards Chakaria boarding on the vehicle.

The driver of the truck Md Jahangir, 50, and the driver of the human hauler Md Sagor, 25, also got injuried. All the injured were sent to Chattogram Medical College Hospital.