Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
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Chuadanga: Two killed in separate road accidents

Two persons were killed in two separate road accidents in Chuadanga's Sadar and Damurhuda upazila on Eid day.

In Sadar, an elderly man was killed after being hit by an unidentified vehicle near Zafarpur BGB camp on Sunday morning.

The deceased were identified as Faraz Ali, 70, son of late Khoka Ali of Jafarpur village of the upazila.

The accident occurred around 11am when an identified vehicle hit Faraz Ali, leaving him injured, said Sanjay Chakraborty, Sub-Inspector (SI) of Chuadanga Sadar Police Station.

Locals rushed him to Chuadanga Sadar Hospital where doctors declared him dead.

Legal action will be taken in this regard, added the SI.

In another incident, a motorcyclist was killed and his pillion rider suffered injuries after their motorcycle hit a roadside tree at Sarabaria New village in Damurhuda upazila.

The deceased Enamul Haque, 32, was from Sarabaria village of Damurhuda upazila.

Two persons were killed in two separate road accidents in Chuadanga's Sadar and Damurhuda upazila on Eid day.

In Sadar, an elderly man was killed after being hit by an unidentified vehicle near Zafarpur BGB camp on Sunday morning.

The deceased were identified as Faraz Ali, 70, son of late Khoka Ali of Jafarpur village of the upazila.

The accident occurred around 11am when an identified vehicle hit Faraz Ali, leaving him injured, said Sanjay Chakraborty, Sub-Inspector (SI) of Chuadanga Sadar Police Station.

Locals rushed him to Chuadanga Sadar Hospital where doctors declared him dead.

Legal action will be taken in this regard, added the SI.

In another incident, a motorcyclist was killed and his pillion rider suffered injuries after their motorcycle hit a roadside tree at Sarabaria New village in Damurhuda upazila.

The deceased Enamul Haque, 32, was from Sarabaria village of Damurhuda upazila.

AHM Lutful Kabir, officer-in-Charge (OC) of Darshana Police Station said, the driver of the motorcycle hit a roadside tree after losing control of his bike around 1pm, leaving its driver critically injured.

Later, the injured was rushed to Chuadanga Sadar Hospital where on duty doctors declared him dead on arrival, the OC added.

The bodies have been kept in the hospital.

Road accidents are common in Bangladesh. At least 2,329 people, including 291 women and 381 children, were killed and 4,361 others injured in 2,159 road accidents across the country in the first half of the current year, says a new report by the Road Safety Foundation.

The road accidents took place on highways, national, inter-district and regional roads between January 1 and June 30 across the country.