Schoolteacher killed in Tangail road crash

A schoolteacher was killed after a truck hit his motorcycle from behind on Dhaka-Tangail highway in Tangail’s Gharinda area early today.

The deceased, Aminul Islam, 51, was an assistant teacher of Jashihaty Government Primary School in the district’s Basail upazila.

Abdul Latif Manju, a cousin of the deceased, said Aminul used to live in Sabalia area of Tangail town.

This morning, he was on his way to his village home in Jashihaty from the district town by a motorcycle.

When he reached Gharinda around 6:30am, the truck hit his motorcycle from behind, leaving him dead on the spot, said Manju.

Jahid Hasan, officer-in-charge of Elenga Highway Police Station, said police recovered the body and sent it to Tangail General Hospital morgue for an autopsy.

Police seized the truck but its driver managed to flee.

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