Samsul Islam, Suja Mandol, Anowar Hossian : “Three Killed in Collision on Jamalpur-Tangail Highway: December 15”

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : Three individuals lost their lives and five others sustained injuries in a tragic road accident on the Jamalpur-Tangail highway on December 15. The victims have been identified as Samsul Islam, aged 45, from Chhantiya village in Jamalpur sadar upazila, Suja Mandol, aged 34, also from the same village, and Anowar Hossian from Dhanbari upazila in Tangail district.

Confirming the incident, Officer-in-charge of Jamalpur Sadar police station, Muhammad Mohabbat Kabir, stated that the collision occurred at around 6:30 am when a passenger bus heading towards Dhaka from Jamalpur collided with a vegetable carrier pickup van coming from the opposite direction in the Titpalla area. Tragically, two passengers in the van lost their lives on the spot. Additionally, a CNG-run autorickshaw that was following behind also crashed into the van, resulting in injuries to six individuals, including the van driver.

The injured victims were promptly rescued by a team from the fire service and civil defense and were rushed to Jamalpur General Hospital for medical treatment. Sadly, the van driver succumbed to her injuries while receiving treatment at the hospital.

The authorities are investigating the details of the accident to determine the exact cause and any negligence that may have played a role. Traffic accidents continue to be a major concern in Bangladesh, and steps must be taken to improve road safety and raise awareness among drivers and pedestrians.

The loss of three lives in this tragic accident serves as a reminder of the importance of safe driving practices and adherence to traffic rules. The families of the deceased are left devastated by this sudden loss, and the injured victims are now battling physical and emotional trauma.

It is crucial for the authorities to take appropriate measures to prevent such accidents in the future. This incident underscores the need for improved infrastructure, stricter enforcement of traffic laws, and increased awareness campaigns to promote road safety.

As the investigation into this collision continues, it is a solemn reminder for all motorists to prioritize safety and exercise caution while on the roads.

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