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Pedestrian killed in city road crash

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 4th August, 2021 11:55:45 AM
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Pedestrian killed in city road crash

A pedestrian was killed as a truck hit him in Dhaka’s West Dholaipar on Tuesday night.

The deceased was identified as Azahar Uddin Bepari, 55, hailed from Nurpur in Munshiganj’s Sadar Upazila and worked as a security guard.

The truck hit Azahar on Tuesday night when Azahar was crossing the road, leaving him critically injured, said Md Bachchu Miah, an inspector from the Dhaka Medical Police Outpost, citing witnesses.

Later, Shyampur police recovered Azahar from the scene and took him to a local hospital. He was later transferred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where duty doctors declared him dead, he said.

Police are working to arrest the truck driver, Bachchu Miah said.