At least four persons, including a minor girl and a woman, were killed and 10 others were injured in separate accidents in Chittagong city’s Akbarshah, Chandgaon, Sitakunda and Hathazari uapzila yesterday.
The deceased were, Setu Akhter, 3, Abdul Motalib, 60, Sakina Khatun, 60 and Rupon Barua, 40.
Nayek Abdul Bashar of Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) Police Outpost said Setu Akter, daughter of Md Sujon, was injured after being fall from a stair of her house while playing in Abbarshah Colony area under Akbarshah police station.
Family members rushed the kid to the CMCH where the on duty doctors declared her dead, said Nayek Bashar.
In another accident, Rupon Barua, a motorbike rider, was killed in a head-on collision between an autorickshaw and a motorbike in Hathazari upazila’s Vanga Pul area.
The person was taken to the CMCH where the on duty physicians announced him dead, said Nayek Bashar.
Earlier in Sitakunda upazila Sakina was killed when a Noakhali-bound bus knocked down her on the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway in Sitakunda upazila in the morning, said Sub-Inspector (SI) Rezaul Karim of Sitakunda police station.
At least ten persons were injured as the killer bus plunged into roadside ditch in Dakkhin Bypass area on the highway after over turning on the road while the driver trying to escape the accident, said SI. Meanwhile, Abdul Motalib was critically injured falling off from a tree at Mohora area of Chandgaon area in the city, said police.