Road crashes kill 3
Three people were killed and six others injured in separate road accidents in Gaibandha, Jhenidah and Manikganj yesterday.
Our correspondent in Gaibandha reports: A minor girl was killed and five others injured in a road accident on Mahimaganj-Govindaganj highway in the district yesterday.
The accident occurred when a tractor-trolley of Rangpur Sugar Mills dashed a rickshaw van from behind.
The rickshaw van skidded off the road and fell into a roadside ditch.
The dead was identified as Zakia, 7.
The injured were rushed to a local clinic.
Our correspondent in Jhenidah adds: A man was killed and another injured in a road accident on Jhenidah-Magura highway at Porahati in the district yesterday.
The dead was identified as Kamrul Hasan, 30, a chicken trader.
The accident occurred when a human hauler lost control and fell into a roadside ditch.
Injured Obaidullah was rushed to Jhenidah Sadar Hospital in a critical condition.
Our correspondent in Manikganj adds: A schoolteacher was killed in a road accident at Arpara on Dhaka-Paturia high way in the district yesterday.
The victim was identified as Mohammad Ali, headmaster of Satghar Tewta Government Primary School under Shivalaya Police Station in the district.
The accident occurred at around 9:00am when a Jessore-bound private car hit the bicycle of the schoolteacher from behind.
The schoolteacher was going to the school on the bicycle from his house at Arpara under the police station.
Police seized the private car and arrested its driver.