The accident took place in the Satberg area on Tuesday (December 14) morning. This caused a two-hour traffic jam on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway.
The deceased was identified as Jalal Mia, son of Akhter Mia of West Elabraksha in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj district.
According to police and locals, a passenger CNG autorickshaw was coming from Madhabpur in Habiganj to Vijayanagar in Brahmanbaria on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway. At that time, a freight truck coming from the opposite direction lost control and overturned on the road. The CNG passenger Jalal Mia was killed on the spot. At that time, the truck overturned on the highway, causing long traffic jams.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Khatihata Highway Police Station Shahjalal Alam confirmed the matter to Samay News.
He said that after receiving the news, the Highway Police reached the spot and recovered the body of the deceased and kept it in the custody of the police. The removal of the overturned truck caused some traffic jams on the highway. Now the traffic on the highway is normal.