Bike overturns trying to save “mentally imbalanced woman” on Dhaka-Ctg highway; 2 dead
Two women were killed in a motorbike accident on Dhaka-Chattogram highway under Sitakunda upazila of Chattogram this morning (July 13, 2022).
One of the deceased was identified as Anika (28), our Chattogram staff correspondent reports quoting Kazi Nazmul Haque, officer-in-charge (OC) of Bara Awlia Highway Police Station.
Anika's husband, who was injured critically in the accident, is undergoing treatment at Imperial Hospital in Chattogram, said the OC.
OC Kazi Nazmul Haque said the accident happened when a group of 15 motorbikes was heading towards Cox's Bazar from Dhaka in the morning.
The motorbike, carrying Anika and her husband, hit a "mentally imbalanced" woman who suddenly appeared on the highway in Foujdarhat area around 6:30am.
The rider tried to save the woman but the bike overturned on the road, leaving the unidentified woman dead on the spot, said the police official.
Anika succumbed to her injuries at Imperial Hospital later, said the OC.
Police sent the two bodies to Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) morgue for autopsy and seized the motorbike, he added.