Five people including college and school students were killed in road accidents in different parts of the country. Several others were injured in these accidents.
Sherpur (Bogra) correspondent said that a college student riding a motorcycle was killed by an unknown truck on the highway of Sherpur. The accident took place at Chhonka Nabil Company Namaksthan on Dhaka-Bogra highway yesterday at 3 pm. Deceased Fardin (19) is the son of Mokhleshar Rahman of Gwaljani village of Sughat Union and HSC student of Rahima Nowsher Ali Degree College. On his way home from college, a truck hit his motorcycle from behind. Fardin died on the spot. Two other friends were seriously injured. Locals rescued them and sent them to hospital for treatment.
Dewanganj (Jamalpur) correspondent said that a young man named Shipan (18) was killed in a road accident in Dewanganj. The accident happened yesterday morning at the Kajlapara intersection of the Dewanganj-Kholabari road. Shipon is the son of Bachchu Sheikh of Char Dakatiyapara Guchchagram of Chikajani Union of Dewanganj Upazila. While returning home, he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into an electric pole at Kajlapara junction, killing him on the spot.
Ishwardi (Pabna) Correspondent said that a school student was killed in a collision between a motorcycle and a cattle carrier in Ishwardi. Two others were seriously injured. The accident took place at Baharpur area of Ishwardi-Pabna highway yesterday at 9 am. The deceased motorcycle rider Mitul (14) is a ninth class student of Ishwardi Vocational Textiles. The injured are Siam (16) son of Shihab of Naodapara village of Dashuria union of the upazila and Vishal (15) of Joynagar area. Locals said that a motorcycle going to Ishwardi from Dashuriya was driving randomly at high speed. In the meantime, as the cart carrying the cow came forward, they lost control and hit the cart hard. They fell out of it. Mitul died on the spot. Siam and Vishal were seriously injured. They were first sent to Ishwardi and later to Rajshahi.
Paikgacha (Khulna) correspondent said that a bride named Ayesha Khatun (17) died in a road accident on her way to her father’s house in Kapilmuni of Paikgacha. The incident took place around 11 o’clock yesterday at the Vedamari Mor area of Agarghata in Kapilmuni upazila. The deceased Ayesha Kapilmuni is Saddam’s wife of Pratapkati area. Husband Saddam Hossain was seriously injured in this incident. Housewife Ayesha fell from the motorcycle while going to her father’s house on a motorcycle with her husband. At that time, a speeding passenger bus coming from behind ran over him and he died on the spot.
Fakirhat (Bagerhat) correspondent said that the motorcyclist was killed by the truck. The accident took place in Nawapara town of the upazila around 10 am yesterday. Deceased Rakibul Islam (23) is the son of Shahin Howladar of Raghudattakathi area of Kachua upazila of Bagerhat. Rakibul was going from Bagerhat to Mongla on a motorcycle when he reached in front of Alfa Company in Fakirhat town Noapara area when a cargo truck coming from behind hit him. He died on the spot. The truck fled quickly after the incident.