One person was killed and five were injured today in a collision between a truck and Mahindra at Fultola upazila of Khulna. The accident occurred at Khulna-Jashore highway in Damodar area.
Quoting locals, the police said that the Khulna-bound Mahindra collided head on with a truck coming from the opposite direction, leaving the Mahindra severely wrecked.
Six passengers of the Mahindra were critically injured and were rushed to the Health Complex at Fultola at first and later were transferred to Khulna Medical College Hospital for better treatment. One of the injured, Rintu (38), died on the way to the hospital. He was from Sheikhbati village under Kotwali upazila in Jashore. The other injured were identified as Rahman (30), Jamal (35), Tasnim (07), Khokon (35), and Foysal (30).
Officer-in-charge of Fultola Police Station said, "The accident happened when the truck lost control and hit the Mahindra. The injured passengers were sent to the hospital with the help of Nowapara Highway Police officers."