Road accidents kill 4 in three dists
Four people were killed in separate road accidents in three districts on Friday.
In Jashore, two people were killed as a truck hit a roadside tree in Gaeedghat area on Jashore-Magura road at about 2.30 pm.
The deceased were identified as truck driver Al Amin, 45, of Shalikha upazila in Magura; and passers by Barua Begum, 65, a resident of Jashore.
Police said the truck hit a roadside tree after its driver lost his control over the steering, leaving two dead in the spot.
The bodies were sent to Jashore 250-bed Hospital morgue.
In Manikganj, a CNG-run auto rickshaw ran over a minor girl while she crossing a road in Sadar upazila at noon.
The deceased was identified as Ima, 4, daughter of Enamul Moral, a resident of Paikgachha upazila in Khulna.
Sadar Police Station Sub-Inspector Abdur Rahim said the auto rickshaw hit the girl while she crossing a road in the area 12 noon.
In Noakhali, Sadar Upazila Education Officer Md Jasim Uddin Sheikh, 44, was killed in a road accident in Maijdee municipal market area.
He was a resident of Ramganj upazila in Laxmipur.
Witnesses said a CNG-run auto rickshaw hit a rickshaw, leaving its passenger Jasim critically injured at about 11.30 am.
Later, he succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at hospital in Dhaka.