A 20-year-old college student was killed in Chuadanga town Saturday after a truck hit his battery-run motorcycle and ran over him, police said. The deceased was identified as Rezwan Malik of Stadium Para of the town. He was a student at Chuadanga Vocational Institute. Read: HSC examinee electrocuted in Jashore The accident occurred around 3pm in the Railbazar area as the speeding truck knocked down the two-wheeler and ran over Rezwan, who died at the scene, Mahbubur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Chuadanga Sadar Police Station, said. "Police seized the vehicle and caught its driver. The body was sent to Chuadanga Sadar Hospital morgue for an autopsy," the OC added.
Two people were killed along with seven cattle as a truck carrying the animals lost control and crashed into a roadside tree at Chuadanga sadar upazila early Friday. Cattle trader Ashraful Haque,50, and Monir Hossain,45, from Meherpur district died in the accident. Seven of the cattle also perished, police and fire service said. Read more: 2 cousins killed in Bagerhat road crash The accident occurred around 3 am on Chuadanga-Meherpur regional road as the truck carrying 19 cattle lost control and hit a roadside tree near a filling station at Alukdia area, said Md Rafiquzzaman, deputy assistant director of Chuadanga fire service and civil defence. Two other injured in the accident Kalam, 40, and Minarul Islam,41, were admitted to Chuadanga sadar hospital. Read more: Bank official killed in city road crash Mahabubur Rahman Kajal, Officer-in-Charge of Chuadanga sadar police station said the Ashraful died on the spot while Monir died under treatment at the hospital.
Four people were killed and three others injured as a truck hit them in Belabo upazila of Narsingdi district on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Abul Kalam, 36, Siddique Mia, 45, Abu Siddique, 38, and Nuru Mia, 45, of the upazila. The Bhairab-bound truck ploughed through a kitchen market on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Mahmudabad, leaving three people dead on spot and four others injured, said Nur Hossain, sub-inspector (SI) of Bhairab Highway police. Nuru Mia died on the way to Bhairab Upazila Health complex while the others are undergoing treatment at the hospital, he added. Police seized the killer truck but its driver managed to flee. The bodies were sent to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital morgue for post-mortem, the SI added.
A police officer on highway patrolling duty died after being hit by a speeding truck on the BKSP bypass in Khulna city in the small hours of Thursday, police said. The deceased was identified as Abdul Haque, 55, a resident of the city. He was posted at Khanjahan Ali police station of Khulna city. Read:2 killed, 10 injured in Gopalganj road crash The accident occurred around 12am when the truck hit sub-inspector Abdul on the high-speed corridor while he was on patrolling duty in the area, said Md Kamal Hossain Khan, officer-in-charge of Khanjahan Ali police station. Later, he was rushed to Khulna Medical College and Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries around 1am, he added. Read:2 killed in Bogura road crash The body has been kept in the hospital morgue, said the OC.
Two bikers were killed after police said a speeding truck ran over them on Radipara highway in Khulna's Fultola upazila Thursday. The identities of the deceased could not immediately be confirmed. The accident happened around 7.15pm when the Khulna-bound truck rammed into the motorbike and ran over the bikers who were going to Jashore, Md Illias Talukdar, officer-in-charge of Fultala Police Station, said. The bikers died on the spot and their bodies were sent to Khulna Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsies, he added. Aslo read: Motorcycle Accident Prevention: Tips to Reduce the Risk of a Crash
At least two people were killed and three others injured when a log-laden truck overturned on the busy Mahalchari-Jaliyapara road in Guimara upazila of Khagrachhari early on Tuesday. The deceased were identified as Md Raju, 35, and Md Ilias, 36, two workers from Gacchabil village in Manikchhari upazila. The accident occurred around 7am when the truck driver lost control of the overloaded vehicle, police said. Also read: Cop mowed down by truck in Dinajpur "The truck overturned near the Toikarma area, leaving the two workers travelling in the vehicle dead on the spot," said Md Rashid, officer-in-charge of Guimara police station. The injured were first taken to Manikchhari upazila health complex. "From there, two of them were shifted to Chattogram Medical College and Hospital. Their condition is critical," said the OC. Also read: One killed, three injured on Dhaka-Chattogram highway in car-truck crash
A cop taking a stroll near a police patrol van parked along the busy Gobindaganj regional highway in Dinajpur was fatally knocked down by a speeding truck early on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Omar Faruk, a constable posted at Ghoraghat police station as a driver. He was originally from Phulbaria union in Gaibandha. Also read: Road accident kills soldier, injuries three others in Bandarban The accident occurred at Nitai Saha point on the Gobindaganj regional highway. "At the time, a patrol team of Ghoraghat police station was on duty on the highway. The truck hit Faruk as he was taking a stroll near the parked van, leaving him dead on the spot," said Abu Hasan Kabir, officer-in-charge of Ghoraghat police station. Also read: 2 bikers killed in Pabna accident The driver of the truck fled the spot, leaving the vehicle behind. "But his helper has been detained. The truck was also seized," said the OC.
A local journalist was killed while four other people sustained injuries when a truck crashed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Shahjahanpur upazila of Bogura, police said on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Golam Nabi Rahman, a resident of the district. He worked as a journalist with local daily 'Dainik Kaler Khobor'. All the injured are aged between 50 and 70, said police. Read: Two traders killed in Rangamati road crash The accident occurred around 6pm on Wednesday when the truck, hired for a project of the Roads and Highways Department on Shakpala Road, hit the auto on the stretch as the three-wheeler was heading towards the town, police said. "The crash left all five occupants of the auto seriously injured," said Raju Kamal, a sub-inspector at Koigari police outpost. The injured were rushed to Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College and Hospital, where Golam Nabi succumbed to his injuries around 9pm, he added.
A 75-year-old man walking back home from a local mosque died after being hit by a truck at Shyampur in the city's Jurain area in the early hours of Wednesday, police said. The deceased was identified as Hazi Abdul Mannan. He was originally from Louhajang in Munshiganj district. Read: Transformer blast leaves 4 steel mill workers injured "The accident occurred around 12.20am when Mannan was crossing the road. The truck travelling at high speed hit him, leaving him injured," said inspector Bacchu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital police outpost. Mannan was rushed to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries around 3.30am, said Bacchu. "We have seized the truck."
A 55-year-old rickshaw puller was killed when a truck knocked him down at Bashabo in the city early Thursday, said police. The deceased was identified as Halim Bepari, son of Momin Bepari of Madaripur upazila. He was a resident of Kadamtala area. Read:Taskforce on road crashes wants ban on movement of inter-district motorcycles Faruk Hossain, sub-inspector of Sabujbagh Police Station, said the accident occurred around 4 am when the truck hit the battery-run auto-rickshaw, leaving him critically injured. He was taken to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries around 8 pm.