Two people were killed and seven others injured in a road accident at Rajoir upazila of the district on Monday.
The deceased were identified as: Anupom Biswas, 32, son of Antor Biswas of village Arua Kandi of Rajoir, and Biswajit Majumder, 35, son of Noresh Majumder of village Notakhola.
The accident occurred when a three-wheeler ‘Mahendra’ fell into a ditch at Koidabari on Takerhat-Kodombari road at 1.30 in the afternoon.
Family and hospital sources said Anupom Biswas died on the spot when the vehicle fell into the ditch after losing control. Critically injured Biswajit died on the way to Faridpur Medical College Hospital from Rajoir Hospital.
Meanwhile, Biswajit’s daughter Dola, 3, was shifted to Faridpur Hospital from Rajoir hospital. Besides, six others were given treatment at Rajoir hospital.
Khandker Shaukat Jahan, Officer-in-Charge of Rajoir police station, informed that the two bodies were sent to Madaripur Sadar Hospital for autopsy.
Process of preparing case is on.
In another road mishap in Madaripur sadar upazila, a housewife named Tanjila Akter, 30, died. She died on the spot on Khagdi-Chormuguria road of Madaripur sadar upazila at 11 am on Monday when a truck dashed her. The deceased Tanjila is the wife of Tipu Mia of village Ghotmajhi under sadar upazila.
The body has been sent to Sadar hospital for postmortem.