Rickshaw-van puller crushed under bus
A rickshaw-van puller was killed as a bus rammed into his stationary vehicle in Muksudpur upazila of Gopalganj on Saturday morning.
Deceased Jafar Munshi, 60, was a resident of Kolakona village under Gobindapur union in the upazila.
Locals said a speeding bus hit a rickshaw van from behind on which the Jafar was waiting for passengers on the Dhaka-Khulna highway in Muksudpur College intersection, leaving him critically injured.
On information, members from Muksudpur Fire Service and Civil Defence Station rescued the injured and took him to Upazila Health Complex.
Later, he succumbed to his injuries on way to Gopalganj 250-Bed General Hospital.
Confirming the matter, Muksudpur Police Station officer in-charge Abul Kalam Azad said police seized the bus but its driver managed to flee the scene.