A motorcyclist died in a road accident in the capital in the early hours of Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Anwar Hossain, 30, a private car driver and son of Harej Ali from Hajipur Datiapara village of Sherpur Sadar upazila.
Sohel Rana, younger brother of the deceased, said Anwar was returning home in Banani’s Karail T&T area on a motorcycle after dropping off his employer at the Dhaka Airport.
“The accident occurred when the motorbike hit a road divider near Banani’s Gate No 5. Pedestrians rescued him in critically injured condition and took him to the emergency unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), where doctor declared him dead around 5 am,” Sohail said.
Bacchu Mia, Inspector of DMCH Police Outpost, said that the body has been kept at the hospital’s morgue for autopsy.