Truck driver killed in Chattogram road crash

Chattogram: A truck driver was killed and two others were injured when the truck hit a covered van at Fouzdarhat Jalil Textile Gate on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway in Sitakunda upazila of Chattogram early on Thursday.

The deceased is Mohammad Arif, in his forties, from Tangail district.

Rafiq Ahmed Majumdar, in-charge of Fouzdarhat Police camp, said the accident took place around 2:00am when the stone-laden truck hit a covered van as its driver lost control the over steering following puncture in two of its wheels, leaving the driver killed on the spot and injured its two helpers.

The injured helpers—Foysal and Hasan—were taken to Chattogram Medical College Hospital for treatment.

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