Three killed in road crashes

18 September, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Two motorcyclists and an NGO worker were killed in road accidents in Gazipur and Panchagarh districts, reports UNB.

In Gazipur, a bus crashed into a motorcycle in Sreepur upazila on Monday night, killing its two riders.

The deceased were identified as Lutfur Rahman, 28, son of Yunus Ali of Gopinathpur village in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj, and Nazmus Sakib, 35, son of late Mostafizur Rahman of Krishnapur village in Kurigram.

Manjurul Islam, sub-inspector of Sreepur Police Station, said the Dhaka-bound bus from Mymensingh hit the motorcycle near Mawna Flyover around 10:30pm, killing Sakib on the spot and injuring Lutfur.

The injured person was taken to Sreepur Health Complex where doctors declared him dead.

Police seized the bus but its driver managed to flee.

In Panchagarh, local NGO worker Biplab Robbani, 42, son of Abdul Haque Pramanik of Domar upazila in Nilphamari, was crushed to death by a truck at Bypass in Boda upazila on Tuesday morning.

Witnesses said Biplab fell off his bicycle and knocked down by the Dhaka-bound truck from Panchagarh in the morning.