Road fatalities continue | 2019-03-26 |

Road fatalities continue

Two including a bride killed in Ctg; rider killed after bus rams his motorcycle in capital

Metro Desk

26 March, 2019 12:00 AM printer

At least three people were killed and several others were injured in separate road accidents in Chattogram and Dhaka on Monday.

Our staff correspondent reports, two persons including a bride were killed and another injured in separate road accidents in the different areas  of Chattogram.

The ill-fated were identified as bride Jarin Jahan, 20, daughter of Abul Kalam of Chandgaon Residential Area in the city, and Md Sakib, 18, son of Md Belal of Hatiya upazila in Noakhali district.

The injured Iftekhar Ahmed Jisan was fiancé of the deceased Jarin.

Sources said Jarin and Jisan went to pass time at Patenga Sea Beach in the city by a private car on Sunday evening.

The accident took place when the private car driven by Jisan hit a road divider after losing control over steering in Boat Club area under Patenga police station around 11:30pm. The accident left the duo injured critically, they said.

They were rushed to Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) where on-duty physicians declared bride Jahan dead, said Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Alauddin Talukdar of the hospital police outpost.

On the other hand, bus helper Sakib was killed after falling off his running bus in the Chandgaon Residential Area around 9:30am on Monday.     

Sakib fell off his running bus after slipping his legs from footboard.

The accident left him injured critically. He was rushed to the CMCH where he succumbed to his injuries later, added the ASI.

Meanwhile, a motorcycle rider was killed when a running passenger bus rammed his bike in the capital’s Shewrapara area on Monday. The deceased was identified as Nurul Islam Shanto. He was a motor mechanic by trade and lived in the Mogbazar area.

The accident occurred in front of the Modern Wood Furniture store in West Shewrapara around 10:15 am said Mirpur Police OC Dadan Fakir.

According to the OC, Shanto was thrown from his motorcycle and critically injured when a Tetulia Paribahan bus rammed it from behind.

He was recovered and taken to the National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedic Rehabilitation, popularly known as Pongu Hospital in Sher-e-Bangla Nagar, where doctors on duty declared him dead.