An elderly man was killed in a road accident at Asian Highway (Baizid Link Road) in Baizid area in Chattogram on Tuesday morning.
The deceased was identified as Afsar Ali, 70, resident of Jungle Salimpur area in Sitakunda upazila, Baizid police sub-inspector Rupon Chowdhury of told New Age.
The accident took place as a speedy microbus hit Afsar Ali while he was crossing the road in Asian University Gate area at about 9:30am, leaving him critically injured, the SI said.
Afsar Ali's son Sajedul Islam told New Age that his father died from his injuries at Chattogram Medical College Hospital at about 10:00am.
Afsar Ali used to work as a security guard at a company in Baizid area and he was returning his house in Jungle Salimpur area from his workplace, said Sajedul Islam.
Md Shah Alam, assistant commissioner (Baizid zone) of Chattogram Metropolitan Police, told New Age that police seized the microbus and arrested its driver, Md Mainuddin, 28, after the accident.
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