Three people were killed in separate road accidents in the last 24 hours in the capital.
The deceased were identified as Md Morshed Alam, 40, Md Munna, 28, and Anwarul Alam Ovi, 30.
Of the three, Morshed Alam, from village Kandarhat under Bancharampur Police Station in Brahmanbaria, got seriously injured on Friday morning as a speedy autorickshaw hit him in the Chawkbazar area. Locals rushed him to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), where the attending doctor declared him dead at around 8.30 am.
Chawkbazar Police Station sub-inspector Rajib Kumar Sarker said they have arrested the driver of the autorickshaw and a filing of a case in this regard is underway.
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Meanwhile, Wari Police Station sub-inspector Taposh Mondal said Md Munna got seriously injured as he was trying to board a bus of Thikana Paribahan last night on Mayor Mohammad Hanif Flyover and fell off the bus. The bus ran over him. As the pedestrians rushed him to DMCH, the attending doctors declared him dead there.
Anwarul Alam Ovi, on the other hand, was struck by a speedy car in Shanir Akhra area last night as he was trying g to cross the road to board a bus.
Locals rushed him to DMCH, where he was declared dead at 11 pm.