A man was killed as his motorbike skipped on the Hanif Flyover in Jatrabari on Saturday. The victim was identified as Md Rakib Hasan (32), son of Md. Ruhul Amin, a garment trader of Dhalpur area. He was residing with his mother Mumtaz Begum Sathi at a rented house next to Matuail Hospital. The accident occurred in front of Ideal School and College around 2:15 pm on Saturday. He was rescued in a critical condition and taken to the emergency department of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), where the doctor on duty declared him dead at 4 pm. Sub-Inspector Noor Mohammad of Jatrabari police station confirmed the death, saying that the dead body has been kept in the hospital's morgue for autopsy. It is yet to be ascertained whether the motorcycle hit another vehicle or lost control on its own. It will be investigated, the police officer said. Being informed, Rakib's mother Mumtaz Begum Sathi along with cousin Shobha Akter rushed to the hospital after hearing the news. The disconsolate mother said that she spoke to her son at noon. "He was saying mother, I am now in Karwan Bazar, coming home. I was waiting. Later I got the news that he had met with an accident. I came to DMCH and found him dead," she said. Rakibul was their only child, she added. Raju Sheikh, one of Rakib's close friends, said that when he fell from the motorcycle on the flyover, a vehicle ran over his head. Read more: 6 hurt in three-wheeler crash on Mayor Hanif Flyover
A motorcyclist was killed in a road accident at Mouchak in Siddhirganj upazila of Narayanganj district on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Jewel Chowdhury, son of Ebayedullah of Noakhali district. Also Read: Two friends die as their motorcycle spins out of control in Keraniganj The accident occurred in the area early in the morning when Jewel was heading towards Narayanganj from Noakhali, leaving him critically injured, said Inspector Bachhu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital police camp. Later, he was taken to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries around 11:30 am.
A motorcyclist was killed after his motorbike collided with a truck in Rampura kitchen market area of the capital early Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Rais Uddin (48), hailed from Paratli Kacharakandi village in Narsingdi district. He was a resident of Banasree area. Police said the incident took place when the truck crashed into the motorcycle in the area, said Sub-Inspector (SI) of Hatirjheel Police Station Minhaj Uddin. The injured was rescued and then taken to the emergency department of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where doctors declared him dead at 1:15 am, he said. He said the body was kept at the DMCH Morgue for autopsy. The driver and his helper were detained along with the truck soon after the incident, SI Minhaj added.
A motorcyclist and two pillion riders, including a UP member, were killed when a truck hit their motorbike at Mangalpur in Bochaganj upazila of Dinajpur early Monday. The deceased were identified as Rakibul Islam Rakib, 42, member of Atgaon Union Parishad No. 4 in Bochaganj, Noajim, 16, and Shamim Osman, 22, of Thakurgaon district. Also read: Journey home ends in tragedy: Mother killed, son hurt in Turag road accident The accident occurred when the trio was returning from a petrol pump with fuel for their microbus that ran out of fuel on their way home with family. A truck from opposite direction hit the motorcycle at Mongalpur around 12am and fled the scene, leaving them dead on spot, said Fakhrul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Birol police station. The bodies were handed over to their respective families, he added. Road crashes in Bangladesh As many as 376 lives were lost while 1500 people were injured in 283 road accidents across the country during Eid-ul-Fitr holidays, according to a report. Road Safety Foundation (RSF), an organisation that campaigns for safer roads, on May 12 revealed this information in a new report on accidents on Bangladesh’s roads from April 25 to May 8. A total of 156 people were killed in 128 accidents involving motorbikes, which accounted for 41.48 per cent of the total deaths. Also read:Perilous roads: 4 including 3 of family killed in Rajshahi According to the RSF findings, at least 54 pedestrians were killed in road accidents, which accounted for 14.36 percent of the total deaths. Some 49 drivers and their assistants were also subjected to road fatalities and that is 13 per cent of the total deaths. Of the total accidents, 132 accidents occurred on the national highways, 87 on regional highways and 41 on rural roads and 23 on city roads, the report said.
A couple was killed in a road crash at Kazirhat in Nilphamari Sadar upazila on Sunday morning. The deceased were Swapan Roy, 30, and his wife Sumi Roy, 25, both workers of Sonic Company at Uttara Export Processing Zone. Witnesses said they were going to Uttara EPZ on the motorcycle of another person to join the work. Read: 4 die as train hits auto-rickshaw in Nilphamari As the motorcyclist lost control while overtaking a truck the couple was crushed under its wheels. Fortunately, Satish Chandra, the motorcyclist, survived. Nilphamari Police OC Mahmud-Un-Nabi said that the bodies were recovered and sent to the Nilphamari Hospital morgue for autopsy. The truck was seized, he said.
A 50-year old man was killed as his motorbike crashed into an electric pole in Darshana upazila of Chuadanga district on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Abu Siddique, a security guard of Carew & Company (Bangladesh) Ltd and a resident of the upazila. Abdullah Al Mamun, son of the deceased, said his father was going to Kurulgachhi village from Shaympur on a motorcycle at around 11 pm. He lost control over the motorbike near Puratan Bazar area around 11:30 pm and hit the electric pole. READ: 2 sisters killed as van strikes motorcycle in Narayanganj Police later rescued him and took him to a hospital but he died there, he said. Officer-in-charge (OC) of Darshana Police Station AHM Lutful Kabir said that police rescued Siddique from the spot and took him to Chuadanga Sadar Hospital after receiving a call from National Emergency Service 999 but he was declared dead at the hospital. READ: Locals set fire to truck that killed 2 youths on motorcycle in Kushtia The body has been kept at the hospital morgue for an autopsy, he said
A motorcyclist died after being hit by a concrete mixer truck in the capital's Shahbagh area Wednesday night. The accident occurred at 10:15pm on Abdul Gani Road in front of Shikkha Bhaban and the critically injured Khademul Islam Sabuj, 30, was rushed to the emergency unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH). Read:Motorcyclist killed being hit by truck in city He was declared dead at 10:45pm, Shahbagh Police Station Sub-Inspector Kamal Uddin Munshi, who brought Sabuj to the hospital, said. His cousin Jashim said, "Sabuj was returning home on a motorcycle as a truck hit him in front of Shikkha Bhaban." Sabuj, from Tongibari upazila of Munshiganj, used to live in Mirpur, Dhaka.
A motorcyclist was killed as a covered van hit his motorbike in Lohagara upazila on Chattogram-Cox's Bazar highway in Chattogram Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Md Zakaria, 55, son of Mozahar Miah of upazila’s Fakir Para in Chhoto Dhemshar. READ: Two motorcyclists killed in Manikganj road crash Witnesses said Zakaria was coming to Lohagara on a motorcycle from Satkania. When he reached Padua area, a speeding covered van hit his vehicle in front of Padua Baro Aulia Dargah, leaving dead on the spot around 9:30 pm. READ: Motorcyclist killed in Ctg road crash Dohazari Highway Police SI Babul Miah said he visited the spot.
A motorcyclist was killed and another injured after a covered van hit a motorbike in Oxygen rail crossing area of Chattogram city on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as Enayet Ullah Shah, 30, son of Nazim Uddin, hailing from South Madarsha village in Hathazari upazila. Read: Biker killed in Thakurgaon road crash Sadiqur Rahman, Inspector of Panchlaish Police Station (Investigation) said Enayet Ullah died on the spot and pillion rider Murad sustained injuries when a covered van hit Enayet’s motorcycle from behind. Murad is currently undergoing treatment at Chattogram Medical College and Hospital, he said.