Man killed in road accident
A man was killed in a road accident in Godagari upazila of Rajshahi on Wednesday morning.
Deceased Monirul Islam, 32, was the son of Sakhwat Hossain, a resident of Atahar village in Sultanganj upazila.
A mango-laden mini-truck heading towards Chapainawabganj ran over Monirul in front of Laskarhati High School on the Rajshahi-Chapainawabganj highway when he was crossing the road with cattle, leaving him dead on the spot, said Jahangir Alam, officer in-charge (OC) of Godagari Model Police Station.
Police, however, seized the truck but its driver managed to flee the scene, the official said.
The body was, later, handed over to the victim’s family, the OC added.