3 killed in Dhaka road crashes
Three persons including a woman were killed in separate road accidents today in Gabtoli, Motijheel and Gulistan Zero point areas of Dhaka.
The deceased were identified as Emdadul Islam Bachchu, 48, Morsheda Kabir, 52 and Alauddin Khan, 65.
A speedy bus hit Bachchu in front of Gabtoli underpass at 3:30pm when he was crossing the road, informed Selimuzzaman, officer-in-charge of Darussalam Police Station.
Critically injured, Bachchu died at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) at 6:00pm.
Police arrested the driver, the OC added.
In two another similar incidents, buses ran over Morsheda at Shapla Chhatar at Motijheel around 9:00am, and Alauddin at Zero Point of Gulistan around 9:30am while crossing. Both died on the spot.
Shahbagh police arrested the bus driver that ran over Alauddin and seized the bus.