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Three-wheeler driver killed in Jhenaidah road accident

  • Published at 11:13 am July 3rd, 2020
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Photo: Dhaka Tribune

Four others were killed in road accidents in Sirajganj and Bogra on Thursday

A three-wheeler driver was killed after he lost control of his steering and his vehicle overturned in Sadar upazila.

The incident took place in front of Jhenidah Government Veterinary College on Friday morning.

The deceased was identified as Roich Uddin, 40, hailing from Shakaridaha village of the district's Harinakundu upazila.

Jhenaidah Sadar police station OC Mizanur Rahman confirmed the death.

Quoting locals, he said: "Roich was on his way to buy fish at Dakbanglo area from his village. His vehicle lost control on the Jhenaidah-Chuadanga Highway and killed him on the spot.

Four killed in road accidents in Sirajganj and Bogra

Meanwhile, four people were killed in road accidents in Sirajganj and Bogra on Thursday.

In Sirajganj, three people were killed in a road crash on the Hatikumrul-Banpara highway in Hamkuria of Tarash upazila.

The deceased were identified as Manirul Islam, 36, son of Yusuf Ali; Shakil Mia, 20, son of Musa; and Ashraful Islam, 30, son of Ayezuddin of Gurudashpur upazila, reports UNB.

The accident took place around 9:30pm on Thursday when a Dhaka bound bus from Rajshahi knocked them down, standing as they were by the roadside, killing them on the spot.

Police are yet to identify the bus and arrest the driver and the assistant.

Khairul Islam, officer-in-charge of Hatikumrul Highway police station confirmed the matter.

Meanwhile, police recovered the bodies and took them to the hospital morgue.

In Bogra, a sales representative of a pharmaceutical company was killed after his motorbike was hit by a truck in Adamdighi upazila.

The deceased was identified as Fazlur Rahman, 37, who worked under Square Pharmaceuticals limited in Naogaon.

Police arrested the truck driver Sohan, 25, after a case was filed against him in connection at Adamdighi police station, said the police station's OC Jalal Uddin.

Quoting locals, the police station's Sub-Inspector Harunur Rashid said a Dhaka-bound cargo truck rear-ended Fazlur's motorbike while he was at Induil area of the upazila and was on the way to Bogra.

After the accident in the afternoon, Fazlur was taken to Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital, where the on-duty doctor declared him dead around 8pm.

Our correspondents Aminul Islam Khan Rana, Sirajganj and Nazmul Huda Nasim, Bogra contributed to this report

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