Person killed in Joypurhat mini truck accident

A 25-year-old motorcyclist was killed when a mini truck hit him in Joypurhat Sadar upazila. A man named Jahidul Islam was seriously injured in the incident.

The accident took place at Kuthibari Board House area of the upazila around 8pm on Thursday (September 24). They were later rescued and taken to Joypurhat Modern District Hospital. After taking them to Bogra Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital, the on-duty doctor declared Zakir Hossain dead.

Zakir Hossain is the son of Abdul Hamid, a former UP member from Ikargara village in Khetlal upazila of Joypurhat.

According to the family sources of the deceased, Zakir Hossain was going to Mangalbari in Dhamairhat upazila of Naogaon with his friend Zahidul on a motorcycle on Thursday afternoon. On the way, Zakir Hossain and his friend Zahidul Islam were seriously injured when they collided with a mini truck at the board house area west of Kuthibari Bridge. When the locals rescued them and rushed them to Joypurhat Modern District Hospital, the doctor on duty shifted them to the Hospital in Bogra. Zakir Hossain died while undergoing treatment there.