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5 killed in separate road accidents

  • Published at 04:41 pm April 16th, 2019

At least 6 individuals have been injured

Five individuals have died, and six others have been injured, in separate road accidents in Dhaka, Gopalganj, and Jessore.

The accidents occurred on Tuesday.

In Dhaka, a pedestrian named Debraj Chandra Das, 40, died in a motorbike accident around 6am on Tuesday.

A motorbike hit him while he was crossing roads in Notun Bazar of Badda. 

Bachchu Mia, inspector of Dhaka Medical College police outpost, said: "Debraj Chandra was brought to DMCH around 6:30am when the doctors declared him dead." 

He had been going to Dhaka Cantonment, said Emon Chandra Das, son of the deceased.

In Gopalganj, one individual died after a bus collided with a motorbike, in Pinguliya of Kashiyani upazila, on the Dhaka-Khulna highway.

Deceased Munni Aktar, 17, was the daughter of Murad Shekh of Chandani village in Boyalmari upazila of Faridpur. 

Md Azizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Kashiyani police station, confirming the incident said: "Two women and a man were heading to Gopalganj, from Boyalmari, on a motorbike. As they arrived near the Dhaka-Khulba highway, a bus of Dola Paribahan hit it. The three were taken to Kashiyani Upazila Health Complex. There the doctors declared Munni dead." 

In a separate accident in Gopalganj, one died after a private car lost control and collided with a tree in Ghonapara of Kashiyani upazila in Gopalganj at 11:30am on Tuesday.

The deceased, Shamsunnahar, was the wife of Moulana Akram Ali of Salta in Faridpur. 

Nur Mohammod, station officer of Gopalganj fire service, confirming this, said: "The injured individuals have been admitted to Gopalganj General Hospital".

In a separate incident, a sand-laden truck crashed into a canal after an old bridge collapsed in Gopalganj. The driver of the truck died on the spot. The accident took place in Patikel Bari village of Ujani union in Maksudpur upazila of Gopalganj around 6:30pm on Monday.

Deceased Shakil Shekh was the son of late Ayub Ali Shekh of Gangarampur village in Maksudpur upazila in Gopalganj.

Md Mizanur Rahman, Sub-Inspector of Maksudpur police station, has confirmed the incident.

In Jessore, Selim Hossain, 57, a policeman, was crushed by a train.

The incident took place at the Murli Railcrossing of Shohortoli in Jessore around 12pm on Tuesday.

Tarikul Islam, Sub-inspector of Jessore GRP police station, has confirmed the incident.