Infant killed in city road accident

17th May, 2019 11:14:05 printer

A five-month-old baby was killed and four others were injured in a road accident as a pickup van and a CNG-run autorickshaw collided head on at Satrasta point of Mouchak-Moghbazar flyover on Friday, reports BSS.

The victim was minor boy Shihab. The injured were Shihab’s mother Sharmin, 20, uncle Alamin, 25, grandmother Moli Begum, 50, and autorickshaw driver Shahadat, 35.

Police said the accident took place as Shihab, who was suffering from diarrhoea, was being taken to Mohakhali Cholera Hospital at around 5.30am. The pickup van rammed the autorickshaw at high speed. The driver of the van managed to flee the scene after the incident.

Police seized the killer pickup van and a case was filed in this regard.