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Student’s leg crushed under bus in Dhaka

  • Published at 08:04 pm April 11th, 2018
Student’s leg crushed under bus in Dhaka
The right leg of a private university student was crushed as she was caught between a road divider and a bus at Farmgate in Dhaka Wednesday morning. The victim was identified as Runi Akhter, an MBA student of the University of Development Alternative and a resident of Jhigatola area. A speeding bus of New Vision Paribahan ran over her when she was jumping towards a road divider in front of Ananda Cinema Hall around 8:30am, pressing her right leg, said the victim's father Rafiqul Islam. Passers-by rescued the victim and sent her to the National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (Nitor), her father said. "She was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit," he added. Police detained the bus driver and his assistant along with the bus, Sub-inspector Emdadul Haque of Tejgaon Police Station said.