Sunday 2, April 2023

6 killed as ambulance hits truck in Shariatpur

Time Digital Report: Six people were killed when an ambulance crashed into a truck in Jazira upazila of Shariatpur early today.

A Dhaka-bound ambulance from Shariatpur rammed into a CNG-run truck from behind at Shariatpur underpass, 400 metres off Padma bridge, around 4:20am, due to poor visibility caused by dense fog, said Md Selim Miah, deputy director of the district's Fire service and Civil Defence.

The ambulance was taking the patient to Dhaka's Neuroscience Hospital, our Shariatpur correspondent reports quoting the fire service official.

The patient, ambulance driver and helper were among the deceased, he said adding that their identities could not be known immediately.

On information, police rushed to the spot and brought the bodies to Jazira Upazila Health Complex around 7:45am.


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