A young man was killed and two other people were injured as a speeding bus ran over them in Dhaka’s Khilkhet area today.
Police identified the deceased as Rubel, 25, while the injured were Masum, 42, and Maria, 24, said Shahidul Haque, officer-in-charge of Khilkhet Police Station.
The OC said a Rampura-bound bus of Suprabhat Paribahan from Gazipur hit the three pedestrians while they were crossing the Kuril-Bishwa road in the area around 12:00pm, leaving them injured.
They were rushed to Kurmitola General Hospital in Dhaka Cantonment area where doctors declared Rubel dead.
Police seized the bus but its driver and helper managed to flee the scene, the OC added.