Two motorcyclists were killed when a pick-up van hit their motorbike on Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar Highway in Satkania upazila of Chattogram district on Sunday. The deceased were identified as Manmat Boiragi, 35, son of Swachindra Nath of Barishal district and Arif Hossain, 33, son of Yunus Ali of Chapainawabganj district. Read: Cops, journalists among 10 injured during BNP-police clash in Sunamganj Khan Mohammad Irfan, officer-in-charge of Dohazari Highway Police Station, said the accident occurred near Dream House Community Centre around 11:30 am when the fish-laden pick-up van hit the motorbike coming from the opposite direction, leaving one motorcyclist dead on the spot and another injured. The injured died on the way to a local hospital. Read: 2 minor cousins drown in Narayanganj pond Two motorcyclists met the tragic death while heading towards Lohagarah from their Satkania residence. Police seized the pick-up van but could not arrest the driver.
At least six workers of a garment factory were dead and eight others were injured when a speeding bus ran them over while they were waiting to board another bus on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Trishal upazila, under Mymensingh district, today (October 11, 2023). Four of the deceased were identified as Jesmine Akter, 35; Sirajul Islam, 40; Sohel Mia, 28; and Liton Mia, 30, of Sadar upazila while the identities of two others could not be known immediately. Quoting locals, Main Uddin, officer-in-charge of Trishal Police Station, said a Dhaka-bound bus of ‘SS Travellers’ from Sherpur made a sudden stop at Chelerghat around 7:30 am today, as one of its tyres got punctured. Read: Man, grandson drown in Mymensingh pond Passengers of the bus got off and were waiting on the highway for another bus. Around 8 am, a bus arrived at the spot, and they tried to board it. At this time, another bus, speeding on the highway, hit the people standing on the road -- leaving three dead on the spot and 11 injured. Read: Mother, minor daughter found hanging in Mymensingh house Of the injured, three died on the way to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital. Vehicular movement on the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway remained halted for some time after the accident. Read: Lightning kills 2 students in Mymensingh
Three people were dead and 12 were injured when a speeding bus crashed into a broken-down truck on Dhaka-Mawa Expressway at Ramerkhola early Wednesday. One of the deceased was identified as Hasina Begum, 42, while identities of two other deceased could not be known immediately. Two bikers killed in separate road accidents in Dhaka Kanchan Kumar, officer-in-charge of Hashra Highway Police, said the accident occurred around 4 am when the Dhaka-bound bus of ‘Labiba Paribahan’ from Kuakata hit a broken-down goods carrying truck from behind on the Dhaka-Mawa Expressway and overturned after hitting the railing — leaving three people dead on the spot and 12 injured. 3 probe bodies formed, gateman suspended over death of 3 GRP police in Ctg accident The injured were taken to different hospitals in Dhaka. Police seized the bus and the truck but drivers of both vehicles managed to flee the scene. Traffic police killed in Gaibandha road accident; 3 arrested
Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested the driver of the bus “responsible for the deaths of 17 people” in Jhalakathi, from Ashulia in Savar early today (July 26, 2023). The arrestee was identified as Mohon Khan, 40. Based on information, a team of RAB-8 conducted a drive in Ashulia and arrested Mohon at the dead of night, said RAB’s Legal and Media Wing Director Khandaker Al Moin this morning. 17 die as bus plunges into pond in Jhalakathi; 35 injured Moin said that Mohon used to drive heavy vehicles despite being issued a license for driving light vehicles. Earlier on Monday, police arrested Md Foysal, supervisor of the bus, from Rajapur area of Jhalakathi district. 11 injured as another explosion rocks oil tanker in Jhalakathi’s Sugandha River On July 22, 17 people died and 35 were injured when a bus of ‘Smriti Paribahan’ plunged into a roadside pond at Chhatrakanda in Sadar upazila of Jhalakathi district while heading towards Barishal from Pirojpur district. Sub-inspector of Jhalakathi Police Station Sushankar filed a case against three people including the driver, supervisor and helper of the bus driver. Two more bodies found in Jhalakathi ship fire incident, one remains missing
At least 17 people including seven children and five women were killed and 35 others injured when a bus plunged into a roadside pond at Chhatrakanda in Sadar upazila of Jhalakathi district on Saturday. Thirteen of the deceased were identified as Tariq, 55, Salam Molla, 50, Shahin Molla, 30, Abdullah, 7, Sumaiya, 5, Rahima, 60, Abul Kalam Hawlader, 50, Ripa Moni, 3, Irene, 22, of Rajpur upazila, and Nayan, 16, Khushbu, 19, Khadija, 55, and Rabeya, 55, of Bhandaria while the identities of the others could not be known immediately.The Barishal-bound bus from Bhandaria in Pirojpur district carrying around 70 passengers fell into the pond near Union Parishad office around 9:55 am, leaving 17 people dead and 35 others injured, said Sub-inspector of Sadar Police Station Shakhawat Hossain.Read: 57 die, 34 missing in waterway accidents in 6 months: SCRF Azad Hossain, a passenger who was coming with his family in the bus, said, “The bus driver was not driving properly and was repeatedly talking with the helper, conductor and passengers. The moment the bus made a turn on the side of the road, he turned the steering to the right and the bus lost control and overturned and fell into the pond.”Nasir Uddin Sarkar, officer-in-charge of Jhalakathi Police Station, said the bus lost control and overturned in a pond on the side of the road and due to this, many passengers could not get out of the bus easily and drowned.According to the police, there were no injury marks on the dead bodies in the “suratehal” report (inquest) and they died due to drowning. Dr Baishakhi Baral, who is in charge of the emergency department at Jhalokati Sadar Hospital, confirmed the matter. Read: Two killed in Chattogram motorcycle accident The injured were taken to Sadar Hospital. Read more: University student among 2 killed in Dhaka road accidents Jhalakathi Superintendent of Police Mohammad Afrozul Haque Tutul said the DIG of the police department has announced to give Tk 1 lakh for the burial and cremation of the deceased and it has been sent to the families of the deceased. He added that no one is interested in filing a case so far. However, if no one complains on behalf of the families of the victims, the police will file a case. Efforts are on to arrest the driver, contractor and helpers of the bus.
Seven people died in a collision between a CNG-run auto-rickshaw and a microbus at Salutikar on Sylhet-Companigonj road on Thursday. The deceased included six passengers of CNG auto-rickshaw and the driver of the microbus. Deputy Director of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital Soumitra Chakraborty (SOMCH) said, “Six people died before coming to the hospital, and five others were brought to hospital in critical condition. One of them died while undergoing treatment at the hospital.” 4 injured in clash over setting up cattle market in Sylhet Four of the deceased were identified as Md. Kalan Mia, 35, son of Shahjahan Mia of Islampur village in Companyganj upazila, Maulana Kazi Amir Uddin, 42, son of late Ashadder Ali of Kalibari village of East Islampur union, microbus driver Abu Taher, 45, of RoyBazar area of Dhaka and Md. Idris Ali, 40, of Batumara village of North Ronikhai union of Companiganj upazila. The other deceased were from Companiganj upazila. Out-of-control Mitali Paribahan bus kills pedestrian, easy-biker in Sylhet Sylhet Additional Superintendent of Police Prabhas Kumar Singh said when the microbus (Dhaka Metro-Ch19-7462) leaving Sylhet reached in front of Piangul Kazi Kalimullah High School in Salutikar area of Gowainghat upazila around 8:30 am the front right tyre of the vehicle got punctured and it lost control. Then it collided with a three-wheeler coming from the opposite direction, he said. Sylhet road crash: Trucker held in Dakkhin Surma Following the collision, the two vehicles fell into a roadside canal, leaving five people dead on the spot. Later, one injured passenger died on the way to the hospital and another died while undergoing treatment at the hospital.
Five people including a woman and her son were killed in separate road accidents in Adamdighi and Shajahanpur upazilas of Bogura district on Friday night and early Saturday.In Adamdighi upazila, three people were killed in a head-on-collision between two trucks on Bogra-Naogaon regional highway at Murail early Saturday. Schoolboy dies in road crash in BoguraTwo of the deceased were identified as Mostaque, 45, and Rafiqul Islam, 34, while the identity of the other could not be known immediately. College teacher killed as bus runs over him in BoguraThe accident occurred around 3:30 am when the two trucks collided head-on, leaving three people dead on the spot, said Rezaul Karim, officer-in-charge of Adamdighi Police Station.In Shahjahanpur upazila, a woman and her five-year-old son were killed and another was injured when a truck hit a motorbike on Dhaka-Bogra highway at Katabaria on Friday night.The deceased were identified as Zakia Akter Tasli, 25, wife of Mostafizur Rahman Mithu and their son Tashfian Rahman of Baranjul village.The accident occurred around 8 pm when the paddy-laden truck rammed the motorbike carrying three people, leaving Zakia and Tashfian dead on the spot and Mithu, husband of Zakia, injured, said Shahidul Islam, officer-in-charge of Shahjahanpur Police Station. 2 women crushed under trains in BoguraMithu was taken to Bogra Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College and Hospital.Police seized the truck and arrested its driver.
A traffic police constable died after a bus knocked him down while performing his duty at Sholoshohor in Chattogram’s Panchlaish area on Tuesday night.The deceased was identified as Nurul Karim, 58, of Tangail district. Road accidents leave 3 dead in two districtsTariqul Islam, inspector of Chattogram Metropolitan Traffic (North) Division, said the incident occurred around 11 pm when the bus hit Nurul while he was performing his duty in the area, leaving him injured. 3 die in Nilphamari road accidentsLater, he was taken to Chattogram Medical College and Hospital where the doctors declared him dead.Road accidents claim 299 lives during Eid journey
Two people were dead and two were injured when a bus overturned on Bogura-Rangpur highway at Chandihara in Shibganj upazila of Bogura district on Wednesday. One of the deceased was identified as Al Amin, 15, of Mithapukur upazila in Rangpur district while the identity of the other deceased could not be known immediately. 3 killed in Bogura road crash Aminul Islam, officer-in-charge of Gobindaganj Highway Police, said the accident occurred around 6 am when the Rangpur-bound bus of ‘Boishakhi Paribahan’ overturned after hitting a road divider, leaving two dead on the spot and two others injured. The injured were taken to a local hospital. Schoolboy dies in road crash in Bogura
A 50-year-old man was killed as a bus hit him at Kajla in the city’s Jatrabari area on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Alauddin Molla, a private car driver in Mehendiganj upazila of Barishal district. The Dhaka-bound bus of ‘Nagar Paribahan’hit him around 9:30 am, leaving him injured, said sub-inspector Anwar Hossain of Jatrabari Police Station. 3 dead in Syhlet road accident Later, he was taken to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital where doctors declared him dead around 10:30 am. RMG worker dies in Gazipur road accident