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Six die after car crashes into tree in Rajshahi

Published: February 29, 2020 14:51:35 | Updated: March 01, 2020 09:59:35

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At least six people were killed after a car slammed into a tree at Kadirpur area in Godabari upazila of Rajshahi district on Saturday.

The accident took place on the Rajshahi-Chapainawabganj road in the upazila around 12:30pm, according to the police.

But the victims of the crash could not be identified immediately, reports bdnews24.com.

“A car from Rajshahi was heading to Godabari when the driver lost control and crashed into a tree. Three people died on the spot,” said Godabari Police OC Khairul Islam.

Fire service personnel with the help of locals rescued four injured passengers, including a child, from the wreckage.

The injured were taken to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital where doctors declared three of them dead.

“A fire service rushed to the scene immediately after the incident. They handed over the bodies to police,” said Ataur Rahman, duty officer of Fire Service and Civil Defence’s central control room.

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