Seven killed, 25 harm in highway accidents

Seven folks had been killed and 25 injured in highway accidents in 5 districts over the last two days, in keeping with reviews from our correspondents.

In Narsingdi, three folks had been killed after a CNG-run auto-rickshaw was hit by an unknown car on Dhaka-Sylhet freeway in Shibpur upazila early yesterday.

The incident happened round 12:15am in Sayednagar space when the victims had been going to Bhelanagar from Sayednagar, stated Abul Khayer, sub-inspector of Shibpur Freeway Police.

Nasir Uddin, 26, driver of the auto-rickshaw died on the spot and the opposite two — Joj Mia, 23, and Shahin Hossain, 28 — succumbed to their accidents on the best way to a hospital.

The our bodies had been taken to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital morgue for post-mortem.

In Dhaka, a person died after being hit by a bus in Jatrabari yesterday.

The deceased, recognized as Abul Khayer, 40, was a rickshaw-van puller. The accident happened at Chandankotha space round midday.

Khayer was taking iron plates to Jatrabari from Postogola when a Narail Categorical bus hit him, leaving him critically injured. He was rushed to Dhaka Medical School Hospital the place medical doctors declared him lifeless round 1:30pm, stated Mofizur Rahman, Khayer’s brother.

In Panchagarh, a pair was killed as a covered-van hit their bike in Tentulia upazila on Wednesday evening.

The accident occurred round 8:00pm on Panchagarh-Banglabandha freeway at Nijbari Basamoor village, stated police.

The victims — Nur Islam, 48, and his spouse Jothsna Begum, 42, of the identical village — had been going to Tentulia Upazila Well being Advanced to go to one among their kin.

The couple succumbed to their accidents on the best way to the well being advanced.

Police seized the covered-van and detained its driver. A case was filed with Tentulia Police Station.

In Joypurhat, no less than 25 folks had been injured after a bus skidded off Bogura-Akkelpur highway and fell right into a ditch in Akkelpur upazila yesterday.

Akkelpur Police Station OC Abu Bakar Siddique stated the bus was heading in direction of Bogura from Akkelpur upazila. The motive force misplaced management over the car at Bhikni village whereas it was overtaking a cement-laden truck, stated the OC.

Among the many injured, 12 had been despatched to Joypurhat whereas one other to Bogura for remedy.

In Lalmonirhat, president of the district unit of Jatiyatabadi Tanti Dal was killed after a truck hit his bike in Aditmari space on Wednesday evening.

The accident happened on Lalmonirhat-Burimari freeway in Saptibari Palli Bidyut space round 9:00pm.

Mozammel Haque, 62, died whereas present process remedy at Lalmonirhat Sadar Hospital.  Police seized the truck however the driver and helper managed to flee.

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