Five killed in road mishaps in 4 dists
Five persons were killed in separate road accidents in four districts- Kishoreganj, Barishal, Rajshahi and Bagerhat, in three days.
KISHOREGANJ: A minor boy was killed in an accident on Mathkhola-Katiadi Road at Madhya Manderkandi Village in Pakundia Upazila of the district on Tuesday.
Deceased Zahid, 7, was the son of Rafiqul Islam of the village.
The boy was crossing the road in the said area. At that time, a speeding motorcycle dashed him, and he died on the spot.
Being informed, police recovered the body and sent it to Kishoreganj 250-Bed General Hospital for an autopsy.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Pakundia Police Station (PS) Md Mafizur Rahman confirmed the incident.
BARISHAL: Two persons were killed in separate road accidents in Agailjhara Upazila of the district on Monday.
On Monday noon, an oil mill labourer Jamal Hossen, 50, was injured when a bamboo-laden truck hit an auto-tempo on Agailjara-Gopalganj Road, leaving him seriously injured.
He was rushed to Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH), where he was declared dead.
On the other hand, Noni Majumder, 37, son of Niranjan Majumder of Ramanandan Village in the upazila, was seriously injured when a passenger bus rammed him from behind on Dhaka-Barishal Highway, leaving him seriously injured.
Later, he died at SBMCH on Monday noon.
Both the bodies were sent to morgue for autopsies.
RAJSHAHI: A teenage boy was killed in an accident on Dhaka-Rajshahi Highway in Biraldah Maipara area under Puthia Upazila of the district on Sunday evening.
Deceased Sefat Ali was the son of Ketab Ali of Tonapara Village in the upazila.
Kajal Kumar Nandi, in-charge of Paba Highway Police Camp, said an unidentified vehicle hit the boy in the said area, leaving him seriously injured.
Later, he died on the way to hospital.
BAGERHAT: A policeman was killed in an accident on Bagerhat-Khulna Highway in the district town on Sunday afternoon.
Deceased Md Rezaul was a sub-inspector of District Special Branch and a resident of Nakol area in Sreepur Upazila of Magura District.
Bagerhat Model PS OC Md Mahtab Uddin said the deceased was going to his office riding a motorcycle in the afternoon. On the way, a Khulna-bound truck from Pirojpur dashed the bike in the said area, leaving him seriously injured.
He was rushed to Bagerhat Sadar Hospital, where he was declared dead, the OC also said.
Police seized the truck, the OC added.