3 killed in road crashes
At least three people were killed and two others injured in separate road accidents in Chittagong, Khagrachhari and Thakurgaon districts yesterday.
Our correspondent from Chittagong reports: A rickshaw puller was killed when a reckless driven car hit the rickshaw at Cement Crossing of Patenga in the port city around 7:30am.
The deceased is identified as Mohammad Sahabuddin, 40, son of Md Safiullah was a resident of Maizdi of Noakhali.
Our correspondent from Khagrachhari adds: A motorbike rider was killed on the spot and another injured critically when a Khagrachhari-bound bus rammed the motorbike at Rasulpur of Guimara union of Matiranga upazila in Khagrachhari at about 11:00am.
The deceased is Belal, 23, son of Joynal Abadin from Singhapara area of Tabalchhari union under the same upazila. Injured Abul Kasham was admitted to Chittagong Medical Collage Hospital.
Our correspondent from Thakurgaon: A man was killed on the spot and his daughter was injured seriously when a Thakurgaon-bound bus hit a bicycle from behind at Shingpara village under sadar upazila.
The deceased is Iman Ali,35, of the same village.
Injured Rina Akhter was admitted to Thakurgaon Sadar Hospital.
Protesting the accident agitating locals barricaded Thakurgaon-Panchagarh road for two hours. Police seized the vehicle but its driver and helper managed to escape.