Two killed in city road crashes

24 August, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Two people were killed in separate road accidents in the city’s Rampura and Jatrabari areas on Friday, reports UNB.

The victims were identified as Abdul Quader, 60, of Merul Badda in the city, and Moshtaque, 58, of Chandpur district. Quoting family members, Md Sohel, a sub-inspector of Rampura Police Station, said Quader was seriously injured in a road crash near Rampura bridge while driving a motorbike.

On information, police rescued him and took to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where doctor declared him dead around 11:45 am.

In another incident, Moshtaque was hit by a mini-truck while crossing a road in front of Jatrabari Matuail Medical Hospital, leaving him injured.

A pedestrian took him to the DMCH where doctors declared him dead around 11:30 am.

Moshtaque, said to be a plumber at the Bangladesh Secretariat, had been living at Konapara, Matuail.