DHAKA: Two persons were killed and three others injured in road accidents in city’s Shantinagar and Badda areas on Monday (August 12) midnight.
The deceased were identified as Sohel, 30, son of Nurul Alam who resided in Vatara’s Natun bazar area and Rimvi, 25, wife of Kabul of Natun Bazar area.
The accident took place at 12:45am when a motorbike riding by Sohel and his brother hit a road island as its driver lost control over steering in Shantinagar area, leaving both of them injured.
Later, Sohel succumbed to his injuries at Dhaka Medical College Hospital at 1:00am.
Another accident happened when three of a family fell down on the street in Uttar badda area after being hit by a pick-up van while they were crossing the road and then a bus ran over them at midnight, leaving them injured.
Later, Rimvi was pronounced dead by doctors at a nearby hospital.
BDST: 1236 HRS, AUG 13, 2019