Two killed in road accident | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, February 17, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 08:26 AM, February 17, 2019

Two killed in road accident

Two persons were killed in road accidents in Gazipur and Bogura districts yesterday.

In Bogura, a schoolboy was killed and his friend injured in an accident at Mominpur Tilabari area under Sherpur upazila, BSS reports.

The deceased was identified as Parvej, 12, son of Shah Alam, a resident of Mohipur village in the upazila.

The accident took place in the afternoon while Parvej was learning to ride a motorbike.

“The bike skidded off the road and fell into a ditch, police said adding, the boy died on the spot and his co-rider suffered injuries.  

Meanwhile in Gazipur, a police constable died after a pickup ran over him in Sreepur upazila of Gazipur, reports our correspondent.

Police primarily identified the victim as Nazrul Islam, 51, a member of special branch (SB) of police in Naogaon.

The accident took place in front of Mawna highway police box when Nazrul was crossing the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway, said Hari Das, a sub-inspector of Mawna Highway Police Station.

He was taken to a local clinic where he was declared dead on arrival. Police detained the pickup van driver Jalil Hasan, 30, and seized the vehicle.

 

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