Five lives lost in road accidents
At least five people were killed in road accidents in three districts yesterday, report our local correspondent and a news agency.
In Narayanganj, two cousins were killed as a covered-van hit their motorcycle on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Bandar upazila. The incident happened around 3:00pm in Keodhala area, said police.
Aman Ullah, 35, from Keodhala and Shishir Mia, 28, from Jangal in the upazila died on the spot.
Kanchpur Highway Police said the covered-van was seized but its driver fled.
In Kushtia, two people were killed in a three-way collision among car, a motorcycle and three-wheeler in Kumakhali upazila, reports UNB.
The accident took place on Kushtia-Rajbari highway at Kalumor around 11:30am.
Shahin Mia, 42, the biker, from Chuadanga, died instantly while Ikramul, 22, from Darshana was declared dead at Kushtia Sadar Hospital.
In Khulna, a youth was killed after his motorbike hit another bike at Lobonchara.
Sujan Bepari, 23, a vendor, was from Horintana.
Lobonchara Police Station OC Md Enamul Haque said Sujan died at Khulna Medical College and Hospital.