Two people were killed when a truck hit a motorbike on Kushtia-Ishwardi highway at Bahirchar in Bheramara upazila of Kushtia district on Saturday, said police. The deceased were identified as Sazzad Hossain, 51, son of Ansar Ali and Sharmin Akter, 25, wife of Mohammad Sharif of Sadar upazila. Debobrata Roy, inspector of Chourhash Highway Police Station, said the accident occurred around 7:30 am when the Kushtia-bound truck hit the motorbike, leaving one killed on the spot and another injured. Also read: Schoolteacher hacked dead in Kushtia flat Another injured died on the way to a local hospital. Police seized the truck but could not arrest its driver.
A 55-year-old man was killed in the capital's Motijheel on Thursday night as a truck hit his two-wheeler. The deceased was identified as Pratap Rema from Netrakona, Yakub Ali, sub-inspector of Motijheel Police Station, said. Read more: Driver, helper dead in Dinajpur road accident The accident occurred around 11:30pm at the Walton intersection area at Motijheel as Pratap, an employee of a non-governmental organisation, was returning to his rented house in Sutrapur from his Tejgaon office. At this time, the speeding truck hit Pratap's motorcycle, killing him at the scene, Yakub said. Read more: 3 of a family dead in Thakurgon road accident "Although the truck driver managed to flee, the vehicle was seized. The body was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for autopsy," he added.
At least five people, including a man and his son, were killed as a covered van veered off the road and ploughed into a roadside restaurant in Manirampur upazila of Jashore early Friday, police said. The five people killed were identified as Habibur Rahman, 55, his son Taosi, 7, Ziarul, 35, Tauhidur, 35, and Mir Shamsul, 50, of the upazila. Read more: Driver, helper dead in Dinajpur road accident "The accident occurred around 7:30am when the driver of a covered van lost control of his vehicle and ploughed into a restaurant in Begaritola when three of the five people were having breakfast, and others were standing nearby. They immediately died from the impact of the crash," Sheikh Moniruzzaman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Manirampur Police Station, said. Read more: 3 of a family dead in Thakurgon road accident "Police seized the covered van, but its driver managed to flee. The bodies were sent to Jashore General Hospital," the OC added.
A third-year student of a public university was killed in Tangail after his motorcycle crashed into another two-wheeler Thursday night, police said. The deceased identified as Nurul Absar Jewel, 24, was a student of the textile department of the Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University (MBSTU) and from Ramu upazila, Cox's Bazar. Read more: Motorcycle accidents killed 19.28% more people than previous year: Road Safety Foundation "The accident occurred around 7:30pm in the Sabalia area of Tangail town as Jewel's motorcycle collided with another motorcycle. He immediately died from the impact of the crash," Sub-Inspector Md Nabin, in-charge of Tangail General Hospital Police Box, said. The body has been sent to the hospital morgue for an autopsy, he added.
Six people, including a girl child, were seriously injured as two CNG-run auto-rickshaws crashed into each other on the capital's Mayor Hanif Flyover Wednesday, police said. The incident occurred around 9pm, leaving Ali Hossain, 68, Salma Begum, 56, Aleya Begum, 38, Aleya's daughter Khadeja Akhter,8, Ainul Haque, 50, and CNG driver Abdur Rab, 35, injured, Bacchu Miah, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) Police Outpost, said. All the injured are now undergoing treatment at DMCH, he added. Read more: Motorcyclist killed on Mayor Hanif flyover
Five people, including two couples, were killed as a truck loaded with sand crashed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Mymensingh's Trishal Sunday, police said. The five people killed were identified as Nizam Uddin, 45, and his wife Hosna Begum of Rajibpur union, auto-rickshaw driver Anwar, 36, of Uchakhila union of Ishwarganj upazila; Zakir Hossain, 32, and his wife Khairunnessa, 26, of Radhakanai union of Fulbaria upazila, Mymensingh. Read: One dead, seven injured in Narsingdi clash The accident occurred at 7:45pm on the Trishal-Balipara-Kanurampur road as the truck rammed into the auto-rickshaw, said Main Uddin, officer-in-charge of Trishal Police Station, said. "All passengers of the auto-rickshaw and its driver immediately died from the impact of the crash. We managed to seize the driver and detain its driver," he added.
Three people were dead when a truck hit a motorbike near Khilgaon flyover in Dhaka early Saturday. The deceased were identified as Joj Mia, 36; Al Amin, 34; and Mehedi Hasan, 28. The accident occurred around 3:30 am when the truck hit the motorbike carrying three people, leaving them injured. Later, they were taken to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital where the doctors declared them dead, said Zahurul Islam, sub-inspector of Khilgaon Police Station. Also read: Road crashes claim 524 lives in June Zahurul said five friends on two motorbikes attended a party at a friends’ in Rampura and the trio met the tragic accident while returning to their respective homes at the dead of the night.
Two people were killed and another was seriously injured after two motorcycles collided in Faridpur's Sadarpur upazila Friday, police said. The two people killed were identified as Rimon, 18, of the Hanifer Dangi area of Sadarpur upazila and Tamim, 17, of Sareng Dangi area of the same upazila. Injured Hira, 19, is from Hanifer Dangi area of the same upazila. "The accident occurred around 2.30pm near Monikotha market in Akoter Char union as Monikotha-bound motorcycle collided with a Sadarpur-bound two-wheeler," Subrata Goldar, officer-in-charge (OC) of Sadarpur Police Station, said. The impact of the crash left Rimon, Tamim, and Hira critically injured, he added. "Locals rushed Rimon and Hira to Sadarpur Upazila Health Complex and Tamim to Charbhadrasan Upazila Health Complex. Later, doctors declared Tamim and Rimon dead. The injured Hira is now undergoing treatment at Sadarpur Upazila Health Complex," the OC said. Read more: Two ninth-graders killed on Sylhet-Tamabil highway as motorcycles collide
Three people of a family were killed after a bus hit a motorcycle from the opposite direction in Natore's Lalpur upazila on Friday. The victims are Shahidul Islam, 60, of Biropara village of the upazila, his son Sohag, 35, and grandson Ivan, 5. Read: 5 killed, 15 injured in Gopalganj, Gaibandha road crashes The accident occurred around 3:30pm when the Lalpur-bound passenger bus hit the motorbike carrying three people, leaving Sohag and his son Ivan dead on the spot, Monowaruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Lalpur Police Station, said. Later, seriously injured Shahidul Islam was taken to the Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared him dead on arrival, added the OC.
A worker died and two others sustained burn injuries as a gas cylinder exploded at a dockyard in Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Nuruzzaman, a resident of Dohar of Dhaka and the injured were Shahidul and Yunus Mia. The gas cylinder exploded at Shanghai-8 ship at King Fisher Dockyard in Darikandi area around 10 am, leaving three workers of a ship severely injured, said Rupganj Police Station Sub-Assistant Inspector Shahidul Islam Khan. Read more: Two die a week after Sylhet gas cylinder blast The injured were rushed to US Bangla Medical College and Hospital where doctors declared Nuruzzaman dead, he added. The body has been sent to Sadar General Hospital morgue.