At least one person was killed Tuesday in a collision between a truck and an auto-rickshaw in Sylhet’s Golapganj.
The deceased was the CNG auto-rickshaw driver Saju Mia (18), son of Almas Ali of Sherpur village under Golappur upazila.
The accident occurred on the Sylhet-Zakiganj road in Chowghari area of the upazila at around 11:00 am when truck carrying sandstone hit Saju’s auto-rickshaw.
Seriously injured Saju was rushed to Upazila Health Complex.
As his condition deteriorated, he was transferred to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital where he died at around 3:00pm while undergoing treatment.
Golapganj Model Police Station officer-in-charge Mohammad Harunur Rashid Chowdhury said that the police had visited the spot after receiving the news.