Minor boy killed in Mugda road accident
A four-year-old boy has been killed as he was hit by a rickshaw in Mugda area of Dhaka.
The deceased Shimon, playfully escaped his mother’s hand and ran into the road in Manda area around 2:00pm yesterday when a rickshaw ran over him, police told The Daily Star.
Shimon’s mother had taken her two sons to a nearby grocery shop when the incident took place, Bacchu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College Hospital police outpost, said.
Immediately after the accident, Shimon’s family took him to DMCH where on-duty doctors declared him dead around 4:00pm, he also said.
The victim’s father works as a driver of a private car, the police official said, adding that the family hails from Boalmari of Faridpur.