3 killed as microbus hits covered van in Tangail


Three people were killed as a microbus rammed into a parked covered van on Dhaka-Tangail highway in Mirzapur upazila of Tangail early today.

The deceased were identified as the driver of the microbus Hasan, 30, his assistant Emon, 25, and passenger Golam Mawla Shamim, 28, reports our Tangail correspondent quoting Md Mozaffar Hosen, officer-in-charge of Gorai Highway Police Station.

Shamim’s wife Mim, 24, who was also in the vehicle, was admitted to Kumudini Hospital in serious condition, the OC said.

The accident took place around 4:45 am in Pakula Bus Stand area when Shamim and Mim were returning to their workplace in Brahmanbaria after celebrating Eid holidays in Tangail, the OC said.

The microbus driver’s reckless driving led to the accident, killing the three on the spot, he also said, adding that a case was being filed in this connection.


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