Cyclist dies after being hit by car
A man died after a car hit his bicycle in Dhaka's Kuril Bishwa Road area tonight.
The victim was identified as Bipul Biswas, 25, an employee of a medicine shop in Banani area.
The accident took place around 9:00pm when Bipul was returning to his residence near the capital's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport after his workday ended.
A speeding car hit his bicycle, leaving him critically injured, said Juboraj, a motorcyclist who witnessed the incident.
Pedestrians took him to a nearby hospital from where he was shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, where the duty doctor declared him dead around 10:00pm, said Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of DMCH police outpost.
The deceased's brother Dilip Chandra Biswas said Bipul used to live with him. He used to ride his bicycle to work since the lockdown began.
The body was sent to the hospital morgue for autopsy.