Saturday, 10 June, 2023

Two young lives lost on roads in Dinajpur

Two young lives lost on roads in Dinajpur

Two teenagers were killed in road accidents in Dinajpur’s Chirirbandar and Nawabganj upazilas on Tuesday.

15-year-old Prashanta Roy was killed after being hit by a truck at Ranirbandar in  Chirirbandar upazila.

Prashanta, son of Alokdihi union’s Khenpara area’s Shyamol Roy, was a student of Alokdihi JB High School.

Locals said he was on his way to his tuition class riding a bicycle when the truck coming from the opposite direction lane hit him.

In another accident, a motorcyclist was killed and his pillion rider suffered injuries after their motorcycle was hit by a bus in front of Nawabganj Upazila Parishad.

The deceased was identified as Kabir Hossain, 19, son of Rangpur’s Mizanur Rahman and a student of Gopalpur Technical College.

Locals said they were on their way home after Eid shopping.

The bus was seized, said Jahidul Islam, SI of Nawabganj Police Station.