An HSC examinee was killed in a road crash on Mymensingh-Kishoreganj road in Kishoreganj town’s Charpara area yesterday.
The victim was identified as Hafizur Rahman Payel, 18, son of sub-inspector Md Bazlur Rahman of Kishoreganj town’s Police Lines area. He was an HSC examinee from Govt Gurudayal College.
Quoting locals, Md Abu Bakar Siddiq, officer-in-charge of Kishoreganj Sadar Police Station, said Payel sustained critical injuries when his motorbike was hit by a battery-run auto-rickshaw in Charpara area around 10am.
Hearing the screams, locals rushed to the spot and took Payel to a local hospital. The doctors referred him to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital where he died around 12:30pm.
Police sent the body for autopsy. They seized the auto-rickshaw but its driver managed to flee the scene. A case was lodged.