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Sylhet road crash: Death toll rises to 3

One of the injured in Friday afternoon’s fatal road accident in Sylhet died at Osmani Medical College Hospital, raising the death toll to three from the accident.

Md Rezaul succumbed to his injuries around 8 am while undergoing treatment at Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital, said Rezaul Karim, officer-in-charge of Moglabazar police station under the Dakshin Surma upazila.

Earlier this afternoon, two people were killed and four others injured as a speeding truck crashed into a CNG-run autorickshaw in Dakshin Surma upazila of the district, police said.

The accident occurred around 4.30 pm when the speeding truck hit the autorickshaw from the opposite direction on Sultanpur-Gaharpur Road in the Battala area, leaving two people dead on the spot and others injured, added the OC.

The injured were rushed to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital, he said.

Of them, the condition of Rozina was stated to be critical, the OC said quoting physicians.

The bodies have been kept at the hospital morgue for autopsies, the police officer added.