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Rickshaw puller killed in Tejgaon road crash

  • Published at 10:17 pm June 14th, 2019
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Driver of the bus involved in the accident is being held

A rickshaw puller has been killed falling under the wheels of a bus after his rickshaw was knocked over by a CNG-run 3-wheeler.

The accident took place at Dhaka's Tejgaon area on Friday.

The deceased was identified as Darog Ali, 40, hailing from Nokla upazila of Sherpur.

Confirming the matter, Tejgaon police station Sub-Inspector Sumit Kumar Shah said: "The incident took place near Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban in Khamarbari area around 3pm.

Citing locals, the police official said the rickshaw was heading towards Farmgate area from Khamarbari when a CNG-run 3-wheeler knocked over his rickshaw. The rickshaw puller fell on the ground and was run over by a bus.

Police also detained the bus driver and seized his vehicle. However, the CNG-run 3-wheeler fled the scene.