Police vehicle rams motorcycle on wrong side, 1 killed
A youth was killed and another injured today as a police vehicle collided head-on with a motorcycle on the wrong side of road in Banani area of Dhaka.
The deceased was identified as Riazuddin Topu, 26, an employee of a mobile phone company, police said.
Humaira Pervin, additional deputy commissioner of traffic (North) of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP), said the vehicle was requisitioned by police. The accident occurred when the vehicle, boarded by policemen, was taking a U-turn to avoid collision with a speeding covered van.
There were two persons on the motorcycle and the accident left both of them injured, she added.
The duo was rushed to Kurmitola General Hospital where doctors declared Topu dead, Humaira informed.