2 killed in city road crashes

Staff Correspondent

5 March, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Two men were killed in separate road accidents at Shyampur and Khilkhet in the capital on Thursday.

In Shyampur, a young man was killed after being hit by a pickup on the Postagola Bridge at about 3:30am.

The deceased was identified as Prosanjit, 25, a resident of Keraniganj.

Confirming the news, Amirul Islam, duty officer of Shyampur Police station, said a Dhaka-bound pick-up hit the victim, leaving him injured.

Later, locals took the injured to DMCH where the on-duty doctors declared him dead.

In another accident, a man was killed after a truck hit his motorcycle at Khilkhet. He was identified as Ashique Abdullah Helal, 42, son of Abdul Karim, hailing from Maikkhola village in Hizla upazila of Barishal. He was in-charge of a security company.

Shamimul Islam, sub-inspector of Khilkhet Police Station, confirmed the matter. The SI also said that the body was sent to DMCH for an autopsy.