May 3, 2009 – Savar road crash kills 4 of a family – BDNEWS24.COM

Savar, May 3 (— A head-on collision between a corpse-carrying pick-up truck and a bus at Baroipara, Savar Sunday left four persons dead and five injured, police said. The dead were identified as Habibur Rahman, 55, his wife Sufia Begum, 40, mother-in-law Halima Begum, 70 and sister-in-law Morjina Begum, 45. They hailed from Bashail, Tangail. Sub-inspector Murad Ali of Ashulia Police Station told that Lovely Akter, 20, daughter of Habibur Rahman, night guard at Shah Ali’s mausoleum at Mirpur, died at their rented house in Mirpur in the city. The family of the dead had started Sunday morning for their village home in Bashail, Tangail carrying Lovely’s corpse in the pick-up for burial there. As the pick-up reached Baroipara, Savar, a Dhaka-bound Khaleque Enterprise bus arriving from Panchagarh rammed into it at around 7am, killing four van passengers on the spot. Five including a child sustained injuries, who are being treated at different local clinics. The pick-up front was crushed and crumpled, police said and added neither driver was traceable. Police have seized the vehicles. Relatives of the dead reached Ashulia Police Station as soon they received news of the accident.


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