• Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019
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Road crashes kill six across the country

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Representational photo Focus Bangla

Total three people were injured across the country

At least six people have been killed and several others injured in road crashes across the country.

In Dhaka, a buying house employee was run-over by a lorry in front of Shahzadpur Confidence Tower in Badda around 11pm on Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as Jasson Aronga Ramsisu.

Police recovered the body and sent it to Dhaka Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.

In Chittagong, an intern doctor on a motorcycle was rammed by a Hanif Paribahan bus on the Chittagong-Cox's Bazar Highway in Satkania upazila on Wednesday around 9:45pm. 

The deceased, Jubaidul Haque, was posted at the Cox's Bazar's Kutupalong Rohingya Refugee Camp.

Police seized the bus from the scene, but the driver escaped.

In Lakshmipur, a schoolteacher was killed after a pickup van hit his motorcycle in Dakkhin Temuhoni area on Thursday around 12pm.

The deceased was identified as Mizanur Rahman Rubel.

In Bagerhat, a college student was killed and two others were injured in a motorcycle accident in Boro Charpara area in Chitolmari upazila on Thursday afternoon.

The deceased has been identified as Sadi Sheikh, 17, a first year student at Sher-e-Bangla Degree College.

According to witnesses, Sadi lost control of this motorcycle and crashed into a nearby tree, along with his two friends Ismail and Ramjan.

In Gopalganj, a six-year-old girl was run over by a picnic bus on the Tungipara-Kotalipara Highway on Thursday evening.

The deceased has been identified as Labiba Khanam.

Police seized the bus and detained the driver.

In Sirajganj, a student of Jagannath University was killed and his brother injured after they were hit by a covered van on the Dhaka-Rajshahi Highway in Kamarkhand upazila on Thursday evening.

The deceased has been identified as ASM Julhash Jim, a third year law student.

Locals rescued them and took them to Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib General Hospital, where Julhash succumbed to his injuries.

Police seized the covered van, but the driver and helper fled.