Four killed in road mishaps in two districts
Four persons were killed in separate road accidents in two districts- Gazipur and Pirojpur, in two days.
SREEPUR, GAZIPUR: Two motorcyclists were killed in an accident on Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway in Mawna flyover area under Sreepur Upazila of the district on Monday night.
The deceased were identified as Lutfor Rahman, 28, son of Yunus Ali of Gopinathpur Village under Madhabpur Upazila in Habiganj District, and Nazmus Sakib, 35, son of late Mostafizur Rahman of Paikpara Krishnapur Village in Kurigram District.
Sub-Inspector of Sreepur Police Station (PS) Manjurul Islam said a Dhaka-bound bus from Mymensingh dashed the motorcycle in the said area, leaving one dead on the spot and another seriously injured.
The injured was rushed to Sreepur Upazila Health Complex where he was declared dead.
Police seized the bus but its driver managed to flee the scene.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of the PS Liakat Ali said the bodies were handed over to respective family members without autopsy.
PIROJPUR: Two persons were killed in two separate road accidents in Bhandaria Upazila and Nazirpur Upazila of the district, on Monday and Saturday.
A schoolboy was crushed under an easy-bike on Bhandaria-Barishal Road at College intersection in Bhandaria Upazila of the district on Monday morning.
Deceased Reshad Islam, 7, was the son of van driver Rafiqul Islam Farazi of Bhandaria Municipality, and a student of class one at No. 70 Jamirtala Government Primary School.
Head teacher of the school Ayesha Siddika confirmed the incident and said the boy was going to school in the morning. At that time, an easy-bike dashed him in the said area, leaving him dead on the spot.
Bhandaria PS OC Md Maksudur Rahman said police recovered the body and seized the easy-bike.
On the other hand, an old man was killed in a road accident at Nazirpur Upazila of the district on Saturday night.
Victim Mojahar Hawlader, 60, was a resident of Buichakathi Village under Shikarikathi Union in the upazila.
A motorcycle of a police constable of Nazirpur PS hit the old man on Nazirpur-Matibhanga Road in Patilakhali area, leaving him seriously injured.
He was rushed to Nazirpur Upazila Health Complex where he was declared dead.
OC of the PS Monirul Islam Monir confirmed the matter.