A railway passenger’s left wrist was severed after a train hit a truck standing near the levee crossing at Tongi in Gazipur.
In-charge of Tongi Railway Police Outpost, SI Chhotan Sharma said that the incident took place at the Madhumita railway crossing area of Tongi last Sunday around 10 pm, quoting eyewitnesses.
Majed Khan (35) who lost his wrist, Sylhet Kulaura area. Son of Ishaq Khan.
In this incident, the railway police arrested the truck driver named Anwar Hossain (38) with the help of locals.
Local businessman. Rajeev said that the Sylhet-bound Upban Express train that left Dhaka on Sunday night was crossing the Madhumita railway crossing near Tongi railway station. At that time, the train collided with a sand truck standing near the crossing. In this, the left wrist of passenger Majed, who was kept outside the window of the train, fell off.
The driver came to know about the matter and stopped the train at Tongi Junction area and dropped Majed. Later locals took him to Shahid Ahsan Ullah Master General Hospital in Tongir where he was given first aid. Later he was sent to Pangu Hospital in Dhaka for better treatment, said Railway Police.
Tongi Railway Station Master Rakibur Rahman said the same thing.
SI Chotan Sharma said, legal action is being taken in this regard.