50-year-old rickshaw-puller dies of ‘heat stroke’ on the streets of Barishal | The Daily Star
08:49 PM, April 27, 2021 / LAST MODIFIED: 08:52 PM, April 27, 2021

50-year-old rickshaw-puller dies of ‘heat stroke’ on the streets of Barishal

A 50-year-old rickshaw puller died most likely of heat stroke in Barishal city's Sadar Road this morning.

Guards at a private hospital on Sadar Road said the rickshaw puller -- Raja Mia (50) -- stopped his rickshaw in front of the hospital around 11:00am, our Barishal correspondent reports.

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The nurses at the hospital immediately rushed to him when he fell on the road.

According to locals, Kotwali Model Police Station's Assistant Sub-Inspector Riajul Islam took Raja Mia to Barishal Sadar General Hospital since he was in critical condition.

Dr Malay Krishna Baral of the hospital said the rickshaw puller may have died of heat stroke before he was taken to the hospital.

The body was handed over to Raja Mia's daughter Mahinur and son Emon.

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