Elderly couple among 3 killed in Munshiganj road crash

An elderly couple and their car driver were killed in a road crash in Gazaria upazila of Minshiganj on Monday afternoon.

The deceased were identified as Grameen Bank’s former principal officer Siddiqur Rahman,70, his wife Jesmin Sultana,66, and car driver Abdullah Sarkar,33, hailed from Matlab south upazila of Chandpur district.

However, the identities of the two passengers one female and one male, could not be known yet.

Bhaberchar Highway police TI Jahirul Islam said a Dhaka-bound private car from Cumilla hit hard a covered van from behind in Bhaberchar bus stand area on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at about 12:30pm, leaving two car passengers dead on the spot and driver Abdullah Sarkar injured critically.

Abdullah was whisked off to Gazaria Upazila Health Complex where he died later.

Mozammel Hossain Sajal

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