Five people lost their lives in road accidents in four districts on Saturday.
According to reports reaching to UNB news desk- two people were killed in separate accidents in Dhunat and Shajahanpur upazilas of Bogura.
A teen – Sobuj Hossain, 14, son of Sabed Ali of Shyamgati village – was killed after his motorcycle hit a roadside tree at Taltala of Dhunat in the morning.
Ismail Hossain, officer-in-charge of Dhunat Police Station, said the accident took place around 10am when Sobuj was riding his newly purchased motorcycle.
He died on way to hospital, Ismail added.
Meanwhile, a truck-driver – Adam Ali Sarkar, 32, son of Moazzem Hossain of Shibganj upazila – was electrocuted when he was clearing the windshield of his truck at Naymail of Shajahanpur Upazila.
Jahedul Islam, in-charge of Kundarhat Highway Police Outpost, said amid intense fog, Sarkar was clearing the windshield of his truck parked on Bogura-Dhaka Highway.
The truck hit a roadside electric-pole after being hit by another vehicle from behind. At one stage, the pole collapsed on the truck and electrocuted the driver.
In Chuadanga, a tractor hit an Indian citizen at Darshana of Damurhuda upazila.
Sukumar Biswas, officer-in-charge of Damurhuda Model Police Station, said Tapan Biswas, 42, son of Amar Biswas, of India’s Nadiya district, was injured by the accident that took place on Friday night.
He succumbed to his injuries on Saturday morning while undergoing treatment at the Chuadanga Sadar Hospital.
In Thakurgaon,a motorcyclist – Asaduzzaman Bablu, 35, son of late Taslim Uddin of Balapara village – was crushed under wheels of a passenger bus at Jagannathpur of Sadar upazila at noon.
Golam Mortuja, officer-in-charge of Thakurgaon Sadar Police Station, confirmed the news, adding that the bus was held.
In Shariatpur, a passerby – Ashok Chandra De, 55, son of late Khitish Chandra Dey of Rudrakar village – was crushed to death by a passenger bus at Balar Bazar in Sadar upazila.
Md Jahangir Hossain, officer-in-charge of Palang Model Police Station, said the accident took place at 10am, leaving Ashok dead on the spot.