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Dhaka Tribune

Road accident kills one in capital

Update : 13 Apr 2013, 11:03 AM

A rickshaw puller was killed and two passengers of the rickshaw were injured as a pickup van knocked down the rickshaw on the Dhaka-Mawa Highway at the Babubazar Bridge area in Keraniganj on Friday.

The deceased was identified as Mohammad Humayun, 40.

The police said the speeding pickup van hit a rickshaw from behind, leaving the rickshaw puller dead on the spot and two passengers injured. 

Mahbub Hossain, sub-inspector of South Keraniganj police station, said locals held the pickup van driver Amir Hossain, 20, and handed him over to police after giving him a mob beat.

The police seized the pickup van and a case has been filed in connection with the incident.

The injured passengers were rushed to Mitford Medical College Hospital (MMCH) for treatment and the body was been sent to the MMCH morgue for autopsy.  



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