Youth killed in Satkhira road accident


A youth was killed as his motorcycle collided head-on with an engine van in Satkhira on Friday morning while another one was injured. The deceased was identified as Sadek Hazari, 30, son of Shamsur Hazari of Parulgacha village of Kaliganj upazila. The accident took place at Shyamnagar-Kaliganj road in front of Shyamnagar Filling Station on Friday morning.

A local resident said, an encounter with an engine van coming from the opposite direction reached the filling station while going to work at Shyamnagar headquarters with a motorcycle. The motorcyclist Sadek was seriously injured in the accident.

He was rescued and taken to the emergency department at Shamnagar Upazila Health Complex. While, medical officer Dr Ruhul Amin declared him dead. The injured Abul Kalam, driver of the engine van, was sent to Satkhira Medical College. Nazmul Huda, Shamnagar Police Station Officer-in-Charge confirmed the incident.