Four people, including a pedestrian, were critically injured when a covered van fell off Muktarpur Bridge in Munshiganj this morning.
The injured — Belal Hossain (32), a supervisor of a private company; van driver Rasel Munshi (30); helper Bachchu (32); and pedestrian Mamun (32) — were admitted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), reports our Munshiganj correspondent.
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Md Bazlur Rahman, inspector of Munshiganj Sadar Traffic Police, said the covered van fell off the bridge when its driver tried to save an oncoming auto-rickshaw, which suddenly changed its lane, around 10:00am.
The auto-rickshaw was carrying passengers to Narayanganj from Munshiganj, the inspector said.