BRTC bus crushes man in city

Published: July 04, 2018 14:19:02 | Updated: July 05, 2018 11:39:20

A passenger of Pathao, ride-hailing service, dies and the biker is injured when a double-decker bus hit the bike on Airport Road in Dhaka on Wednesday, July 4. This photo was taken from a Facebook group called Pathao Users Of Bangladesh

A man who was using a motorbike ridesharing service died when a state-run BRTC bus crushed him at Airport intersection in the city on Wednesday.

The deceased was identified as Nazmul Hossain Fuad, 32, an employee of a private company and son of Abul Bashar of Dakkhin Khan in the city.

Sub-Inspector Shariful of Airport Police Station said Nazmul was heading towards Mohakhali for his office on a motorcycle in the morning.

When the motorbike reached at Airport intersection, a BRTC bus knocked the vehicle from behind, killing Fuad on the spot as the bus smashed his head at 9 am.

The motorcycle rider was injured in the accident, UNB reported quoting the official.

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