Couple among 3 killed as pickup hits covered van in Feni
Three people, including a couple, were killed and two others injured when a pickup van hit a covered van on Dhaka-Chattogram highway at Kazir Dighi area in Feni in the wee hours of Thursday.
The deceased are pickup driver Abu Sayeed, 29, son of Baker Miah, Shimul, 30, son of Jamal Miah and his wife Yesmin, 28, hailed from Cumilla.
The injured are Delwar Hossain, 65 and pickup helper Sagor, 22.
Police said Shimul and his wife were going to Cumilla from Chattogram by a pickup van on Wednesday along with their home accessories. When the vehicle reached Kazir Dighi area, it hit a standing covered van from behind around 2:30am today. At that time, five people, including the couple, were injured critically and rushed to Feni General Hospital where the doctors declared three of them.
Rayhan Uddin Chowdhury, a duty doctor of the hospital, said three people died and two others were injured critically in the accident. Bodies of the deceased were kept at the morgue.
Confirming the matter to Jago News, Feni’s Muhuriganj Highway Police Station’s Officer-in-charge Rashed Khan Chowdhury said the damaged vehicle was taken into custody.