Dhaka, Jan 1 (UNB) – Three people, including a bank official and a madrasah teacher, have been killed and six others injured in separate road accidents in Lalmonirhat, Sylhet and Chapainawabganj districts.
In Lalmonirhat, the branch manager of a private bank was killed as a truck crashed into his motorcycle at Aamtala Bazar in Hatibandha upazila on Tuesday morning.
The deceased was identified as Shahin Sahed, 38, manager of Hatibandha branch of Prime Bank Ltd and son of late Shamsuddin of Chak Gopal area in Joypurhat district.
The accident left the bank official dead on the spot, said Omar Faruque, officer-in-charge of Hatibandha Police Station.
In Sylhet, a madrasah teacher was killed and six people were injured as a bus hit an auto-rickshaw on Sylhet-Sunamganj highway at Mahtabpur in Bisawnath upazila on Monday night.
The deceased was identified as Fazlur Rahman Jewel, 45, a teacher of Darul Azhar Model Madrasah in Sylhet city and son of Tahid Mia of Pratappur village Dowarabazar upazila of Sunamganj.
The Sunamganj-bound bus hit the auto-rickshaw around 9 pm, leaving seven people injured, said sub-inspector Ranu Miah, in-charge of Jaykalas Highway Police.
The injured were taken to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital where doctors declared Jewel dead, he said.
In Chapainawabganj, a person was killed when a three-wheeler overturned at Baghdapara village in Shibganj upazila on Tuesday morning.
The deceased was identified as Sadiqul, 48, son of late Khairul of the village.
Sub-inspector Abdur Razzak of Sadar Police Station said Sadiqul was going to the district town by the three wheeler when it overturned after its driver lost control over the staring, leaving him critically injured.
Later, he was taken to the Sadar Hospital where doctors declared him dead, the SI added.