Dhaka, Feb 25 (UNB) - At least six people were killed and 23 others were injured in separate road accidents in Dhaka, Cumilla, Dhaka, Jashore and Khulna.
In Dhaka, a transport worker was crushed in between two running buses at Janapod intersection in Jatrabari.
The deceased was identified as Swapan, 30, a line man of a bus.
In-charge of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) Bachchu Mia said around 6 am Swapan sustained severe injuries after being crushed in between two buses.
He was rushed to DMCH and later succumbed to his injuries around 1 pm.
The body was sent to morgue for autopsy.
In Cumilla, two people were killed and 20 others injured after a bus collided head-on with a mini-bus at Baniapara area on the Dhaka-Chattogram Highway in Daudkandi Upazila.
The identities of the deceased were not available immediately.
Officer-in-Charge of Daudkandi Highway Police Station Abul Kalam Azad said a Feni-bound bus of 'Jatriseba Paribahan' hit a mini-bus, killing two people on the spot.
The injured were taken to Gouripur Hospital and Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
In Savar, an Assistant Sub-Inspector of Ashulia Police Station was killed and three others, including two constables, were injured after a rod-laden truck collided head-on with a police van in the early hours at Ghoshbagh area of Tongi-EPZ road in Ashulia.
The deceased ASI was identified as Jashim Uddin, 28, son of Moksed Chaprashi of sadar upazila of Madaripur and the injured were- police van driver Dulal Mia, constables Anik Ahmed and Nazmul Huda.
Officer-in-Charge of Ashulia Police Station Rizaul haque Dipu said four policemen were injured in the road crash. Doctors pronounced ASI Jashim dead when he was taken to hospital.
They seized the truck but its driver and his assistant managed to flee, he said.
In Jashore, a human-hauler overturned after hit a tree at Jatrapur ground area of Chaugachha Upazila around midnight, killing a schoolboy.
The deceased was identified as Abu Musa, 13, son of Muktar Ali of Hazipur village of the upazila.
Victim's father said that Musa was returning home after attending a religious gathering at Jatrapur village.
Locals rushed him to Upazila Health Complex where doctors pronounced him dead.
In Khulna, a health assistant was killed as a truck hit his motor-cycle at Narnia area of Jashore-Chuknagar road in Dumuria upazila.
The deceased was identified as Zahidul Islam, 40, health assistant of a Health Centre in Keshabpur and resident of Sufolakathi union of the upazila.
Superintendent of Police Md Anisur Rahman said Zahidul was going to Chuknagar while he lost control and collided with a truck around 11:30am.
He was killed on the spot.