The accident took place on the Mayor Mohammad Hanif Flyover in Gulistan area
Two people, including a motorcyclist, were killed as a bus hit them on the Mayor Mohammad Hanif Flyover in city’s Gulistan area on Saturday afternoon.
The victims were motorcyclist Akhter Hossain, 37, and Mofizul Islam, 40.
Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) police camp in-charge (Inspector) Md Bachchu Mia confirmed.
He said the accident took place when the motorcycle reached Gulistan-flyover adjacent to Jai Kali Temple near Gulistan from Jatrabari, it was hit by a Jainopur-Paribahan bus from behind.
Following the incident, the motorcyclist jumped on top of the community police man [Mofizul] who was working there, he said, adding that after the accident, the pedestrians rescued the seriously injured persons and brought them to the DMCH hospital.
The doctors declared them dead at around 5.15 pm, he added.