Fire service to conduct medical check-up for its drivers

Fire Service and Civil Defence has decided to conduct medical check-up for all of its drivers to avoid road accidents.

The department has already issued directives to officers concerned for taking necessary steps to this matter, said a press release.

Fire service came up with the announcement after driver of a fire truck had a stroke while driving and died, causing a collision with a rickshaw and two other vehicles.

Due to the collision, the rickshaw-puller died and eight people were injured at Chashara crossing of Narayanganj earlier today.

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