Biker killed after bus runs him over in Sayedabad

Road accident
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A man died after a bus ran him over at Dhaka’s Sayedabad area in the capital today.

The victim, Omar Faruq Tuhin (28), fell from his motorcycle and was crushed under the wheels of a bus, said Inspector Bacchu Miah of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) police outpost.

Omar Faruq was on his way to Jatrabari from Motijheel when a ‘Ashiyan City Paribahan’ bus hit his motorbike from the back in front of Sayedabad Ideal School and College at 11:30am.

As soon as he fell from the impact, a ‘Turag Paribahan’ bus ran him over leaving him critically injured, the police official said.

Tuhin was declared dead after he was rushed to DMCH. Police seized both the buses and detained the drivers, the official added.