Cumilla road crash kills four

Cumilla road crash kills four

Four people, including two siblings, were killed and 10 others injured when a truck hit a human hauler on the Cumilla-Sylhet Highway at Harindhara in Burichang, Cumilla on Sunday, reports UNB.

The deceased were identified as Billal Hossain Bhuiya, 35, his sister Lipa Akter, 40, driver of the human hauler Amir Hossain, 18, and his assistant Sajid, 15, of the upazila.

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Mohammad Shaheen, additional superintendent of Cumilla highway police, said the accident took place around 11:15am.

"The Sylhet-bound salt-laden truck collided head-on with the human hauler, killing four people on the spot," he said, adding that the injured were taken to a local hospital.