Doctor killed in city road accident
A doctor was killed and two pedestrians were injured in a road accident in the Nikunja area under Khilkhet Police Station in the city yesterday afternoon.
The dead identified as Humayun Kabir, 40, physician of an Uttara hospital, was a resident of Mohammadpur. The injured are Jubeda Begum, 55, and her grandson Zahirul Islam, 10.
Police said the accident occurred when the motorbike of Dr Humayun hit the road island as he tried to save Jubeda and Zahir while they were crossing the road at Khilkhet at about 3:30pm.
The local people rushed the three to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where the on-duty doctors declared him dead.