Four dead, several injured in road accidents

United News of Bangladesh | Published: 11:36, Feb 04,2020 | Updated: 16:11, Feb 04,2020


At least four people were killed in road accidents in Satkhira, Tanore and Lakshmipur on Tuesday.

In Satkhira, a college student was killed after a collision between two motorbikes in Shakdah area of Patkelghata of Tala upazila in the morning.

The deceased was identified as Dipjoy Sadhu, 19, son of Prokash Sadhu, of Toilakupi village in the area. He was a 1st year student of Patkelghata College.

Wahid Morshed, officer-in-charge of Patkelghata police station, said two speedy motorbikes collided with each other in the area at about 10:00am, leaving Dipjoy dead on the spot and another injured.

The police recovered the body and sent it to Satkhira Sadar Hospital morgue for post-mortem examinations, the OC added.

In Rajshahi, two people were killed and 10 others were injured as a bus overturned on a road of Tanore upazila.

The deceased were identified as Raijuddin, 55, a resident of the upazila and Habibur Rahman, 45, of Chapainawabganj.

Inspector of Tanore police station Rakibul Hasan said that the vehicle overturned as the driver of the bus lost his control over the steering at Buraburitola, leaving the duo dead on the spot and 10 others injured.

Six of the injured were sent to upazila health complex, he said.

In Mohadevpur area of Lakshmipur Sadar upazila, a man was killed and two others were injured after a lorry collided with a motorcycle on Monday night.

The deceased was Md Sohel, 30, of village Kidirpur of the upazila. He came to Bangladesh from Saudi Arabia two months ago.

Tota Mia, officer-in-charge of Raipur police station, said that the lorry collided with the motorcycle coming from the opposite direction in the area at about 9:00pm, leaving three bikers severely injured.

Local people took them to Sadar Hospital where doctors declared Sohel dead, he added.

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