Autorickshaw, truck clash in Laksham kills 1

A CNG autorickshaw driver was killed after being hit by a truck at Laksam in Cumilla district. The accident took place in front of Chikunia Ansaria Complex on Laksam-Mudafarganj road around 9pm on Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Sharif Hossain, 26, a resident of Pashapur village in the upazila. A truck was going from Laksam to Mudafarganj on that road around 9 pm on Tuesday.

The autorickshaw driver was on his way to Laksam from Mudafarganj with two passengers. On the way, a speeding truck crushed a CNG-powered autorickshaw coming from the opposite direction in the Chikunia Ansaria Complex area. CNG driver Sharif Hossain was killed on the spot. At that time, the locals rescued the two passengers in the autorickshaw and admitted them to the hospital.