Thursday, 9 February, 2023

Biker, pillion rider killed in road accident

Biker, pillion  rider killed in  road accident

Kushtia: A biker and his pillion rider were killed as their motorcycle collided with a trolley in Daulatpur upazila of the district on Saturday night, reports UNB.

The deceased were identified as motorcycle rider Irfan, 34, and Ashiq, 24, of the district.

The accident occurred around 9:30 pm when the motorcycle collided with the goods-laden trolley in Shyamnagar market area of the upazila, leaving the duo seriously injured, said Daulatpur Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mojibur Rahman.

They succumbed to their injuries on the way to hospital, he added.

The bodies were sent to Kushtia General Hospital morgue.

Police seized the trolley. However, the driver fled the scene immediately, said the OC.

Meanwhile, an unidentified man got crushed under a speeding train in Sylhet on Sunday.

Locals spotted the disfigured body of the man lying at Shibbari rail crossing at South Surma area in the city in morning and informed railway police, said SM Kamal Hossain, Officer-in-Charge of Sylhet railway police station.

The body has been recovered and he might have been hit by Dhaka bound Kalni Express train in the morning, said the OC.

The body has been sent for an autopsy and efforts are on to know his identity, he said.