Sports, Handball

Handball player Sohan died in a road accident

Published : 21 Feb 2020 08:40 PM | Updated : 07 Sep 2020 03:43 AM

Goalkeeper of Bangladesh National Handball team and his friend were killed in a head-on-collision between a shallow-run three-wheeler and a motorcycle in Kushtia, report agencies.

Two people were killed today in a road accident involving a motorcycle and a battery-run three-wheeler at Daulatpur upazila of Kushtia. 

The deceased were Sohanur Rahman (21), goalkeeper of Bangladesh National Handball Team, and his cousin Hridoy Khan -- both hailing from Char Mahirbadi village in Philipnagar union under the upazila, reports our Kushtia correspondent quoting police.

The incident happened around 9:00am at Hossenabad Centre Intersection in Daulatpur. Sohan and Hridoy, on a motorbike, were going to a local market when the unlicensed three-wheeler (locally called Nasiman) from the opposite direction hit them, leaving them critically injured, said SM Arifuzzaman, officer-in-charge of Daulatpur Police Station.

Police later sent the bodies of the deceased to morgue for autopsy, the OC said, adding that no case was filed in this connection yet.

The driver of the three-wheeler fled from the scene after the accident, he added.The incident took place at Hosenabad area of Daulatpur upazila in the district on Friday.