Three people including a North South University student were killed and another was injured in separate road accidents in Gulshan, Bongshal and Amin Bazar areas of Dhaka today.
In Gulshan, an NSU student died when he lost control of the private car he was driving and hit an electric pole while giving side to a truck in Nodda area around 2:00am last night, Officer-in-Charge of Gulshan Police Station Abu Bakar Siddiq told The Daily Star.
The deceased was identified as Sakib Chowdhury, 23, a third-year student of NSU, the official said.
Sakib’s cousin, who was also inside the car, was injured in the incident and is being treated at Apollo Hospital in Dhaka.
Abdur Rahman, 40, a helper of a covered van was crushed under the wheels of a sand-laden truck in Alubazar area of Bongshal around 4:00am, Bacchu Miah, inspector of the Dhaka Medical College Hospital Police outpost, told The Daily Star.
Meanwhile, a pick-up van driver was injured after a Mirpur-bound van overturned in Bhanga Bridge area of Aminbazar, on the outskirts of the capital, in the early hours today.
Driver Mainuddin, 30, was taken to DMCH where doctors declared him dead around 3:00am, Bacchu Miah said.