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US expat killed in Munshiganj road crash

US expat killed in Munshiganj road crash

Photo: People gather around the crashed car at Louhajang upazila in Munshiganj on Monday, Dec 10, 2018.

Munshiganj, Dec 10 : An American expatriate man was killed and four others were injured on Monday morning when a truck collided with a private car in Louhajang upazila.

Police identified the deceased as Fuad, 40, who had been living in Uttara for two years since his return from the USA.

The accident took place on Dhaka-Mawa-Shimulia Highway at Kumarbhog in the morning. Traffic on the busy road came to a halt for about an hour.

Fuad was killed on the spot when a Shimulia Ghat-bound truck hit a Dhaka-bound private car, carrying five people, said Monir Hossain, the officer-in-charge of Louhajang Police Station.

The injured were taken to Srinagar Health Complex and then shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.

Police recovered a bottle of contraband cough syrup phensedyl and a small amount of hemp from the car.