News Desk (Channel TT): Two construction workers were killed when a pickup van overturned in Habiganj's Madhabpur upazila. Two more people were injured in the accident.
The accident took place at noon on Saturday (May 2) in the Alakpur area of Madhabpur.
The deceased were identified as Habibur Rahman, 35, son of Jasim Uddin of Rayerpara area in Baniachang upazila of Habiganj and Didarul Islam, 45, son of Shafiullah of Begumganj area of Noakhali district.
Confirming this, Madhabpur Police Station SI Zahirul Islam said that the workers were going to Baniachang in a pickup van with equipment from Madhabpur. When he reached Alakpur area of Madhabpur, the wheel fell into a hole in the road and the car overturned and fell into a nearby ditch.
Locals immediately took Habibur and Didarul to the Upazila Health Complex. The doctor on duty at the hospital declared them dead. Shahidul Islam (28) and Azizul Mia (35) injured in the accident are undergoing treatment at the Upazila Health Complex.
SI Zahirul Islam further said that the police have recovered the car involved in the accident. The deceased are being shifted to the morgue of the modern District Sadar Hospital in Habiganj.