MEHERPUR, May 04 (BSS): An elderly man and his wife were killed and five others injured in a road accident on Amjupi-Garadove highway in Meherpur Sadar upazila here on Tuesday morning.
The deceased were identified as Abdus Sattar, 65, hails from Komorpur village of Mujibnagarupazila and his wife Sara Khatun, 60.
"Abdus Sattar and his wife fell victim to the accident when they were returning home after Sattar, being a cancer patient, received chemotherapy from Rajshahi Medical College Hospital around 8:00am," confirmed by officer-in-charge (OC) of Meherpur Sadar Police Station Shahdara.
Sara Khatun died on the spot when the driver of the microbus carrying them lost control over the steering and fell into nearby ditch, said Microbus driver Redwan Ahmed who also is injured in the accident.
Critically injured in the accident AbdusSattar died on way to Meherpur General Hospital.
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