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Dhaka Tribune

Road accidents take lives of seven

Update : 13 Oct 2015, 07:53 PM

At least five people were killed and six others injured when a bus rammed into a human hauler in Kaliakair upazila of Gazipur district yesterday morning.

The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.

Humayun Kabir, officer-in-charge of Mirzapur Gorai Highway police station, said the accident had taken place in the morning when a bus rammed into the human hauler, locally known as Leguna, in Signboard area on the Dhaka-Tangail Highway, leaving three dead, including leguna driver, on the spot.

Later, among the injured, two others died on way to Kaliakoir Upazila Health Complex.

Sub Inspector Selim Reza said the driver fled the scene after the accident.

Meanwhile, two people were killed in two separate road accidents in Dinajpur. Police said a bicycle rider Mithun, 20, was injured when a speedy motorcycle knocked him in Ajaria village area under Biral upazila.

After the accident Mithun was admitted to Dinajpur Medical College Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries this morning. 

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