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10 killed in road accidents

  • Published at 09:49 pm February 19th, 2020
Bus goes off-road after hitting a motorcycle in Tangail on Thursday, February 20, 2020 Dhaka Tribune

In Rangamati, a tractor driver was killed and two of his associates were injured as it overturned at Sajek in the morning

At least 10 people were killed and eight injured in road accidents yesterday.

In Gazipur, a woman was killed and her daughter injured when the three-wheeler carrying the two had its wheel come off and fell into a ditch in Kaliganj area around 9am. 

The deceased, Sima Begum, 40, was killed at the spot, said Kaliganj police SI Bishwajit Mitra. "We seized the vehicle but the driver fled the scene." 

In Tangail, a motorcyclist and his passenger were killed when a bus rammed the vehicle in Kashiani's Bhuyapur link road. 

The deceased Emon Miah, 17, Shaon, 18, were college students, said Bangabandhu Bridge East Police OC Kazi Ayubur Rahman. 

In Bogra, a five-year-old and two others were killed in separate road accidents. 

The deceased, Jannatul, 5, was crossing a road in Sariakandi upazila, when a three wheeler ran her over, killing her on the spot.  

In another accident, Idris Ali, 55, and Sirajul Haque, two teachers of a local college were severely injured after the motorcycle carrying the two collided head-on with another in Perirhat area. 

They died while undergoing treatment in a hospital, confirmed Chilimpur Medical police outpost SI Abdul Aziz. 

In Madaripur, a motorcyclist died when he lost control of his speeding motorcycle and crashed into a roadside tree in Sadar's Maddhyapanchkhola area around 5pm. 

The deceased Hridoy Matubbar, 22, was taken to Sadar Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, said Sadar Model police station OC Md Saugatul Alam. 

In Manikganj, five people were injured when a Dhaka bound truck collided head-on with a Gopalganj-bound car on the Dhaka-Aricha Highway in Shivalaya's Tepra area around 6am, said Basudev Sinha, in-charge of Boronggail Highway police outpost. 

In Gopalganj, a school teacher died when a Khulna-bound bus ran her over while she was crossing the road early yesterday,  

The deceased is Salma Begum, 45, said Md Yousuf Biswas, ASI of Kashiani's Bhatiaypara highway police outpost. 

In Chittagong, a covered van driver’s assistant was killed in a head on collision of two covered vans in Mirsarai upazila. The victim was identified as Md Ismail. 

Alauddin Talukder, Assistant Sub Inspector of Chittagong Medical College confirmed, reports BSS. 

In Habiganj, a woman was killed and three others injured in a head-on collision between a microbus and an auto-rickshaw on Nabiganj-Aushkandi road of Nabiganj upazila. 

The victim was identified as Helena Begum, 55, said Nabiganj police OC Md Azizur Rahman.  

Our correspondents Raihanul Islam Akand, Gazipur; Manoj Saha, Gopalganj; Abdullah Al Numan, Tangail; Monjur Hossain, Madaripur; Motiur Rahman, Manikganj and Nazmul Huda Nasim, Bogra contributed to this report