3 killed, several injured in Rangpur truck accident

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Rangpur, October 02:  At least three people were killed and six others injured when a truck collided with a pickup van in Jagayrihat area under Mithapukur upazila under Rangpur district on Monday morning.The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.

Police said the accident happened around 7:15 am in the area when a Nilphamari bound truck coming from Bogra collided with a pickup van coming from opposite direction leaving three people killed on the spot and three others injured.

The injured were rushed to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital or treatment.

Barodarga Highway police outpost In-Charge Hafizur Rahman said that a fertilizer laden truck collided with a pickup in the area this morning, leaving two people dead on the spot.