A rising cricketer was killed in a road accident at Farmgate area on Friday night.
He was identified as Shahidul Islam Nirob, 32. He was a first batch divisional cricketer of KalabaganKrira Chakra.
DMP sources said a bus hit a motorcycle, carrying Shahidul and his friend AfzalHossain, near Farmgateoverbridge at about 7:30pm, leaving them critically injured.
Both of the, were rushed to ShaheedSuhrawardy Medical College and Hospital. But the on-duty phisiciansdeclearedShahidul dead.
Afzal is now undergoing treatment at National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (NITOR) as one of his leg has been broken.
Inspector SalahuddinMiah, Officer-in-Charge of Tejgaon Police Station said, a case was filed in this connection.