3 killed in Khulna road accident

Staff Correspondent . Khulna

Three people, including a young woman, were killed and two others were critically injured in a fatal road accident at Armaner Morh under Arhongghata police station in the Khulna city on Thursday morning.
The dead were identified as Pripa (22), Jyoti (23) and Zakir Hossain (25). The injured, now undergoing treatment at the Khulna Medical Hospital, are Pratap Kumar Rudra (55), who is father of deceased Pripa, and Ritu (22).
The police said the accident occurred when a Jessore-bound truck collided with a private car coming from the opposite direction. Both the deceased and injured people were passengers of the private car.
‘The truck driver, however, managed to escape soon after the accident. Zakir Hossain was the driver of the private car,’ the officer-in-chare of Arhongghata police station, Abu Musa Khandoker, said.
The OC said Pripa and Jyoti were going to Khulna University on the car to sit for admission test of first year honours course.
The police seized both the truck and the car from the place of occurrence. A general diary was filed with Arhonghata police station in this connection.

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