Cancer patient, ambulance driver die in Ctg road accident

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Chittagong, October 26: Two people were killed and four others injured in a road accident in Boro Darogar Haat area on Dhaka-Chittagong Highway in Sitakunda upazila on early Thursday, reports UNB.

The deceased were Akkas Mia, 34, an ambulance driver, son of Shamsul Haque of Patuakhali district and its passenger cancer patient Akkas Ali, 65, son of Anwar Ali of Agrabad area of the port city.

The accident took place when a covered van hit the ambulance around 4:45 am, leaving the ambulance driver and its passenger killed on the spot and four others injured, said Wasi Ahmed, senior station officer of Sitakunda fire service.

The injured were taken to Chittagong Medical College and Hospital while the bodies were handed over to Sitakunda Police Station, the fire service official added.