Four die after locomotive hits autorickshaw in Rangpur

  • Rangpur Correspondent, bdnews24.com
    Published: 2020-03-30 15:39:09 BdST

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At least four people have died in Rangpur’s Pirgachha Upazila, after a locomotive ploughed into an autorickshaw on the level crossing.

The accident took place at the Anandanagar Rail Crossing, leaving two persons, including the autorickshaw driver, dead on the scene on Monday.

The injured were taken to the Rangpur Medical College Hospital where two more succumbed to their injuries, Sub-Inspector Ziaur Rahman of Pirgachha Police Station told bdnews24.com.

A train from Kaunia rammed the autorickshaw when it reached Anandanagar level crossing at 12 pm on Monday, according to SI Ziaur.

Police are yet to identify the victims, he said, adding the bodies were sent to Rangpur Medical College Hospital's morgue.