Habiganj: Hafez Nuruzzaman, the inventor of first compressed air-run motorcycle in Bangladesh, died in a tragic road crash at Shohagpur on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Ashuganj upazila here on Sunday. He was 30.
Four passengers, including Nuruzzaman, were killed in a head-on-collision between a truck and a private car around 2:00pm in the area this afternoon.
Nuruzzaman was the son of Syed Ali and Rokeya Begum of Richi village in Sadar upazila.
Local sources said Nuruzzaman was heading towards Dhaka along with 6 other passengers by a private car.
When the car reached at Shohagpur, it collided with a sand laden truck coming from opposite direction, leaving three unidentified passengers dead on the spot and four injured including Nuruzzaman.
The injured were rushed to Brahmanbaria Sadar Hospital where doctor declared Nuruzzaman dead.