An army man was killed and three others were injured as a pickup van carrying them fell off the Thanchi-Alikadom Road in Headmanpara area of the district on Tuesday, said police.
The deceased was identified as Shimul, 28, a soldier of 16 ECB in the Bangladesh Army. The injured - identified as soldiers Farhad, Ibrahim and the vehicle’s driver corporal Prabir, are undergoing treatment at Thanchi Hospital.
Mohiuddin, sub inspector of Thanchi Police Station, said the accident occurred around 4pm when the driver of the vehicle lost control and it fell around 500 feet as it went off the road.
The accident left Shimul dead on the spot and the three others critically injured, said he adding that a process is underway to send the injured to CMCH for better treatment by a helicopter.