Five killed in road mishaps in three districts
Five persons including three of a family were killed and two others injured in separate road accidents in three districts- Sirajganj, Naogaon and Kurigram, on Tuesday.
SIRAJGANJ: Three members including a minor girl of a family were killed and two others injured in a road accident in Sharishakol Graveyard area on Bogura-Nagarbari Highway in Shahjadpur Upazila of the district on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as Kanchu Sutradhar, 40, his wife Anna Rani Sutradhar, 35, and his minor daughter Sima Sutradhar, 7. They all were the residents of Badalbari Village under Habibullah Union in the upazila.
The injured persons are Shuvo Sutradhar, 16, son of Deceased Kanchu, and the auto-van driver.
Sub-Inspector of Shahjadpur Police Station (PS) Golzar Hossain said with his family members, Kanchu was returning Shahjadpur from Balsabari Bus Stand of Ullapara Upazila in the afternoon. At that time, a Dhaka-bound bus of Sarker Travels hit the auto-van they were carried by, leaving Anna Rani dead on the spot and the four others injured.
The injured were rushed to the local PPD Hospital. As their condition was deteriorating, they were shifted to Shahjadpur Upazila Health Complex, where the on-duty doctor declared Kanchu and Sima dead.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Shahjadpur PS Md Ataur Rahman confirmed the incident.
RANINAGAR, NAOGAON: A woman was killed in a road accident in Ekdala Sthal Eidgah Field area in Raninagar Upazila of the district on Tuesday morning.
The deceased was identified as Anwara Bibi, 46, wife of Abul Hossain of Sthal Borobaria Village.
Local sources said a fish-laden votvoti (local vehicle) hit Anwara while she was crossing the road at around 7:30am, leaving her dead on the spot.
Raninagar PS OC Md Zohurul Haque confirmed the incident.
KURIGRAM: A pedestrian was killed in a road accident in Kathalbari Bazar area on Kurigram-Rangpur Highway in Sadar Upazila of the district on Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Nazrul Islam, 40, son of late Rahimullah of Kathalbari Shibram Kasaitari Village.
Local sources said a Kurigram bound bus of Nabil Paribahan hit Nazrul in Kathalbari Bazar area in the morning, leaving him seriously injured. Later, the locals rushed him to Kurigram Sadar Hospital, where the on-duty doctor declared him dead.
Kurigram Sadar PS OC Mahafuzur Rahman confirmed the incident adding that, police are trying to arrest the bus driver.