Road accident kills one in Kishoreganj

Published : 22 Nov 2022 08:43 PM

A young auto-rickshaw passenger was killed and four others were injured when an auto-rickshaw rammed into a rubber drum truck in Kishoreganj suburb. The accident took place in front of Ansar Academy at New Jail Khana intersection on Mon­day (November 21) around 7:30 pm.

The name of the deceased young man Kausar (25). He is the son of Shamsuddin of Dakshin Parakul village of Jayka Union of Karimganj Upazila. Kausar was involved in business.

The accident happened when he got off from Dhaka by bus at Kishoreganj Jail Khana moor and was returning home by auto-rickshaw.

Kishoreganj Model Police Station and relatives of the victims said that Kausar had gone to Dhaka on business on Monday (November 21). From there, he bought some parts of his digging machine and got down at Kishoreganj Jail Khana moor around 7:30 in the evening by bus.

He took an autorickshaw from there to Ekrampur to return home. After the autorickshaw reached in front of Ansar Academy, it was hit by a rubber drum truck coming from the opposite direction.

Kausar was seriously injured. Immediately he was taken to Kishoreganj 250-bed General Hospital. He died on the way to the hospital.

Kishoreganj Model Police Station Officer-in-Charge Mohammad Daud said that Kausar was taken to Kishoreganj 250-bed General Hospital with serious injuries. The doctor on duty there declared him dead.

He said that at least four others including a child and a woman were injured in this incident. However, the OC could not reveal their names immediately. Two of them are admitted in Kishoreganj 250-bed General Hospital. Another person has been sent to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital in critical condition. The body will be handed over to the family members after the post-mortem.