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Two killed as two trucks collide in Dinajpur

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Published: 11:41, 28 November 2022   Update: 12:03, 28 November 2022
Two killed as two trucks collide in Dinajpur

Two people were killed after a truck loaded with stone crashed into another truck stranded beside the road at Ghoraghat upazila in Dinajpur district early Monday (November 28).

The deceased were identified as truck driver Shilon Mia, 40, son of Siraj Sheikh and his helper Saiful Islam, 22, son of Abdur Razzak Mia. Both are the residents of Kumarkhali upazila in Kushtia district.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Ghoraghat Police Station Abu Hasan Kabir said a stone-laden truck hit a roadside truck from behind and got crashed in Azadmor area on Dinajpur-Gobindaganj regional road this morning after its driver had lost control over the steering, leaving the driver dead on the spot and the helper injured.

Later, the helper was rescued in critical condition and taken to Ghoraghat Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.

The families of the deceased have been informed about the incident and legal steps in this regard are under process, the OC added.