Pedestrian killed in road accident in Naya Paltan
A pedestrian was killed after a motorcycle hit him while he was crossing the road near Jonaki Cinema Hall at Naya Paltan in the city today.
The deceased was identified as Mohammad Alauddin (55) manager of a garment factory.
Mostafa Kamal, the elder brother of the victim said Alauddin along with his nephew Abu Sayeed came out from his nephew's Malibagh residence in the morning and went to Naya Paltan by a rickshaw.
When he was crossing the road, a motorcycle hit him and fled the scene, leaving Alauddin injured around 9:30am, said Mostafa.
He was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital with severe head injury where he succumbed to his injuries around 2:30pm.
"The body has been kept at the hospital morgue for an autopsy," said Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of the DMCH Police Outpost.