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.

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