At least 11 people were killed in road accidents in Munshiganj, Comilla, Narsingdi, Gopalganj, Gazipur, Rangpur and Barguna on Tuesday and Monday night.
In Munshiganj, a motorcyclist was killed and the co-rider was injured as a Seba Paribahan bus hit them at Ramkhola on Dhaka-Mawa highway at about 11:00pm on Monday, reports New Age correspondent in Munshiganj.
The deceased was identified as Nasir Uddin, of Satmasjid Road in Dhaka, said Dhaka-Mawa highway police officer-in-charge Golam Morshed.
In Comilla, Aminul Islam, 40, and his son Wasi Islam, 4, of Dakhshin Khan in Dhaka were killed while Aminul’s wife and daughter were injured as a CNG-run auto-rickshaw carrying them hit a roadside tree at Palpara of Sadar upazila Tuesday morning, reports United News of Bangladesh.
In Narsingdi, pickup van driver Rafiqul Islam, 30, and vegetables trader Akash, 35, were killed and three others were injured as bus crashed into the pickup van at Pantchduna bazaar on Dhaka Sylhet Highway in Narsingdi Tuesday morning, reports Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha.
In Gopalganj, motorcycle rider Shihab Uddin, 35, of Paikgacha upazila in Khulna, was killed as a bus rammed into the motorcycle from behind at Bijoy Pasha of the district on Dhaka-Khulna Highway Tuesday afternoon, reports Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha.
In Gazipur, a vegetable vendor was killed as a pickup van carrying him crashed into a parked truck in Salna area of the city early Tuesday, reports UNB.
UNB from Barguna reported that two people were killed as a bus hit a motorcycle on Barguna-Barisal regional highway at Betagi upazila on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as Abdul Aziz Sikdar, 70, and Md Hanif Akon, 75, of the upazila.
Officer-in-charge of Betagi police station Mamunur Rashid said that they seized the bus and arrested its driver.
Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha from Rangpur reported that two youths were killed in a road accident at Garagram Bahari Petrol Pump point on Paglapeer-Dalia road under Kishoreganj upazila in Nilphamari.
The deceased are Amin Ali, 22, of village Paschim Doliram Boitpara and his friend Rifat Hossain, 20, of village Purbo Doliram under Kishoreganj upazila, officer-in-charge of Kishoreganj police station Mofizul Haque said.
The accident occurred when a car and the motorcycle carrying the victims collided head-on at 5:30pm.
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