Road accidents kill 10
Ten people were killed and 30 others injured in separate road accidents in Gazipur, Satkhira, Bogra and Benapole yesterday.
A Correspondent from Gazipur reports: Four people were killed and 30 others injured in separate road accidents in the district yesterday.
A bus that was carrying the employees of Renaissance Garments, skidded off the Dhaka-Tangail highway while crossing the Kodda Bridge on the river Turag at around 8:00am, killing 3 people and injuring 30 others.
Two of the deceased were identified as Aminul Islam, 50, and Ripan Miah, 22. The identity of the other, a worker of the garment factory, could not be known immediately.
Among the injured, 26 were rushed to Gazipur Sadar Hospital. They are Rahima, 19, Nasima, 20, Poly, 18, Akhter, 25, Zohra, 20, Sultana, 19, Shafiq, 28, Kohinoor, 22, Khadiza, 20, Nasreen, 20, Rozi, 20, bus driver Montu, 45, Sathi, 18, Dulal, 18, Wasim, 24, Fahima, 19, Habib, 30, Alal, 38, Mahbub, 30, Sagar, 22, Mazhar, 35, Hasan, 18, Kalpana, 25, Jharna, 25, Ibrahim, 25, and Sakhina, 22.
Later, five of them were shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).
Meanwhile, in another accident a pedestrian was crushed under the wheels of a speeding truck in nearby Naojore area at about 8:00am.
Our Correspondent in Satkhira adds: Three people were killed in a road accident when a Shyamnagar-bound bus hit a motorcycle near Soalia Bridge on Shyamnagar-Noor Nagar road in Shyamnagar yesterday.
The victims were identified as Sirajul Islam, 52, Abdul Jalil Dhali, 40, and Shaheen Islam, 18.
Sirajul and Jalil died on the spot while seriously injured Shaheen succumbed to his injuries at Shyamnagar Upazila Health Complex.
Our Staff Correspondent in Bogra adds: Two people were killed in a road accident when a Dhaka-bound bus knocked them down in the heavy fog at PTI School crossing in Bogra city yesterday.
Shahidul Islam, 50, of Thonthonia Mollapara died on the spot while Saiful Alam, 45, of Hindupara, succumbed to his injuries at Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital.
A correspondent from Benapole adds: A university student was killed in a road accident at Benapole yesterday morning.
Witnesses said the motorcycle Riaz Mahmud Shuvo, a student of Asian University, Dhaka, was riding on fell into a roadside ditch as he lost control at Talsari while returning home. He died on his way to the hospital.
He was the elder son of Mominuddin, a senior teacher of Benapole High School.