Two people were killed and four others injured in a collision between ambulance and auto rickshaw in Nowdapara area in Rajshahi on Monday, reports UNB.
The deceased were identified as Amirul Islam, 22, of Bhugruil area and Alamgir Hossain, 50, a teacher of Boshirabad Dawatul Islam Aleem Madrasha.
The injured were identified as : Raushan Ara Begum, 45, of Paikpara village of Poba upazila, Ariful Islam, 20, of Khorkhori area of the city, Abir Hossain Raja, 24, son of Abbas Ali of Kukhondi area and Kaniz Fatema Keya,26, daughter of Kolim Uddin of Porapukur area.
The injured were admitted to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH).
Abul Kalam Azad, Inspector (Investigation) of Shahmokhdum police station, said six people were seriously injured when an ambulance of Naogaon Prime Hospitalcollided head on with a battery-run auto-rickshaw at around 5:30pm.
The injured were rescued and then sent to the emergency department of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH) where on-duty doctor declared two of them dead.
The police after taking the body in its custody, sent the body to RMCH Forensic Department for autopsy.
The ambulance and the auto-rickshaw were seized and taken to the police station.