Three people were injured when a CNG-powered auto-rickshaw was hit by a speeding Chand car at Kaptai in Rangamati. The incident took place on Thursday (September 22) at around 11:00 in Shilchari area of the upazila.
Eyewitnesses said that two Chand vehicles which left Kaptai New Bazaar towards Chittagong at a reckless speed reached Shilchari area and one tried to overtake the other. Meanwhile, a Chand car hit the autorickshaw coming from the opposite direction. Chand’s car lost control and overturned on one side of the road.
Chand’s car driver Sohel, autorickshaw driver. Mofiz Uddin and three others were injured. Later they were treated at Kaptai Health Complex.
Confirming the truth of the matter, Wagga Union Parishad member Sarwar Hossain said, I went to the spot after receiving the news. The locals arranged to send the injured to the upazila hospital. The accident was caused by the reckless speed of Chand’s car.
The UP member also said that the two cars of Chand, the victim of the accident, have been taken into the custody of Kaptai police station.
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