2 killed in Jashore road accident

Sun Online Desk

24th September, 2019 01:46:08 printer

2 killed in Jashore road accident

Two people, including a minor girl, were killed as a passenger bus hit them at Mallickpur area on Jashore-Benapole highway in Jashore on Tuesday morning.

The deceased were identified as Ifat Ara Taiba, 9, was a student of class three in Laujani Government Primary School, daughter of ismail Hossain, hailing from Mallickpur Paschimpara of Jhikargacha upazila and Tariqul Islam, son of Alam Hossain, of the same area.

Quoting locals, police said that the accident took place around 7:00 am when a Satkhira-bound passenger bus from Jashore reached Mallickpur area; the bus driver lost control over the steering and rammed motorcyclist Tariqul and pedestrian Ifat Ara, leaving Tariqul dead on the spot and Ifat Ara critically injured.

Later, the injured was brought to Jashore General Hospital where duty doctor declared Ifat Ara dead.

Confirming the news, Titu Kumar, in-charge of Navaran Police Camp, said police seized the killer bus but its driver and helper fled the scene after accident.