Motorcyclist killed in Savar road accident, child in wall collapse

Published : 12 Jan 2021 09:24 PM

A motorcyclist was killed in a road accident on Dhaka-Aricha highway at Baliyarpur area in Savar, on the outskirts of the capital, on Tuesday. 

The deceased was identified as Parvez Hossain, 23, son of Billal Hossain of Sholakia village under Shudharam police station of Noakhali. 

Golam Mostafa, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Savar highway police station, confirmed the matter. He said that the incident took place on Tuesday morning as an vehicle hit the motorcycle while he was going to the capital, leaving him died on the spot.

Meanwhile, a child-girl was killed and other other pedestrians were critically injured after a wall collapsed on them, while they were crossing a building under-construction at Zirani area of Ashulia.

The deceased was identified as Happy Akhter Mina, 13, daughter of Habibur Rahman of Ratulpara village of Kushtia. Her mother Rekha Akhter, 35, and two others namely Shariful Alam, 35, and Sazzad Hossein, 45, also injured in that incident.

Md Abdul Alim, Deputy Assistant Director of Fire Service (Zone-4) confirmed the matter. He said that the incident took place around 12:45 pm. The construction workers were working to remove by breaking a single-storied building to reconstruct it, but suddenly, one of its wall collapsed on pedestrians.