Four people were killed in road accidents in three districts during the last two days, according to reports from our correspondents.
In Panchagarh, a man was killed as a pickup hit him on Dhaka-Panchagarh highway in front of Satkhamar Fajil Madrasa in Boda municipality area on Friday evening.
The victim -- identified as Aminul Islam, 45, a timber trader from Thanapara area in Boda -- died on the spot, said Abu Haidar Md Asrafuzzaman, officer-in-charge of Boda Police Station.
He was going to a sawmill from Boda Bazar, he said.
The pickup was seized but its diver managed to escape, the OC further said.
Meanwhile, a Nosimon (locally-made three-wheeler) driver was killed as the timber-laden vehicle overturned on Modelhat-Talma road in Ziabari village of Panchagarh Sadar upazila around 5pm the same day.
Nur Islam, 28, from Haribhasa Haluapara village in the upazila, succumbed to his injuries at Panchagarh Sadar Hospital, said Abu Akkas Ahmed, officer-in-charge of Panchagarh Police Station.
The accident happened as the driver lost control over the locally made three-wheeler, said the OC.
In Joypurhat, a youth was killed as a truck hit a motorcycle he was riding in Aushgara village of Sadar upazila yesterday.
The victim -- Sabbir Hossain, 21, from Aushgara village in Joypurhat Sadar upazila -- was a first semester student of a nursing institution in Bogura.
Sabbir was going to local union parishad office, police quoted witnesses as saying.
He succumbed to his injuries on the way to Joypurhat Modern Hospital.
In Chattogram, a man was killed after a vehicle, which could not be identified, ran him over in the port city’s Katgar area early yesterday, said police.
Suman Miah, 27, from Bikrampur area in Dhaka, was declared dead at Chittagong Medical College Hospital, said Assistant Sub-Inspector Alauddin Talukder at CMCH police camp.