Five killed in road accidents in four districts
Five persons were killed in separate road accidents in four districts- Bandarban, Natore, Gazipur and Bogura, in three days.
BANDARBAN: A police constable was killed when a bus rammed into his motorcycle in the town on early Sunday.
Deceased Imran Hossain Jony, 24, worked at RI office of Bandarban Police Lines. He was the son of Md Jahangir Alam, hailed from Chhagalnaiya Upazila of Feni.
Police said, a bus smashed Imran's motorbike in front of Scout Bhaban in the district town around 11pm, leaving him critically injured.
Locals rushed him to Bandarban Sadar Hospital. Later, he was shifted to Chattogram Medical College Hospital where Imran succumbed to his injuries around 2am.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) (Investigation) of Bandarban Sadar Police Station (PS) Enamul Haque Bhuiyan confirmed the matter.
Police, however, detained the bus driver with his vehicle.
NATORE: An old man was killed in an accident on Bonpara-Hatikumrul-Dhaka highway at Baraigram Thana Mor on Sunday noon.
Deceased Akkas Ali, 80, was the son of late Fazar Ali of Baraigram Mahalla area.
Local Ward Councillor Rafiqul Islam said the old man was crossing the highway in the said area. At that time, a Dhaka-bound bus ran over him, leaving him seriously injured.
Later, he died on way to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital.
On the other hand, a truck helper was killed and two others were injured in a collision between two trucks on Natore-Pabna highway in Kachhutia Khejurtala area under Baraigram Upazila of the district on Friday afternoon.
Deceased Sree Joy Kumar, 32, was the son of Sree Barun Kumar of Naodapara Village under Bheramara Upazila of Kushtia District.
Sub-Inspector (SI) of Jhalmalia highway outpost Israfil Hossen said a Pabna-bound truck from Natore collided with another truck coming from opposite direction in the said area, leaving one killed on the spot and two injured.
GAZIPUR: A van puller was killed in an accident on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway at Dhanua under Sreepur Upazila of the district on Saturday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Abdus Sattar. His details could not be confirmed immediately.
SI of Mawna Highway PS Horidas Pal said the deceased was loading saplings to his van from a roadside nursery. At that time, a Mymensingh-bound rod-laden truck dashed him, leaving him dead on the spot.
BOGURA: An army man was killed and six others were injured in an accident on Rangpur-Bogura highway in Rohobol area under Shibganj Upazila of the district on Saturday morning.
Deceased Abdul Aziz was a sergeant of Bangladesh Army and posted at Bandarban District. He was a resident of Laxmipur District.
Gobindaganj Highway PS OC Abdul Kader Jilany said driver of a Rangpur-bound bus from Laxmipur lost its control in the said area and fell in a roadside ditch, leaving one dead on the spot and six injured.