Speeding truck kills motorcyclist in C'nawabganj

Published: March 31, 2018 11:26:13 | Updated: March 31, 2018 19:33:26


A motorcyclist was killed as he was hit by a truck at Kalupur on Shibganj-Monakasha road in Shibganj upazila of the district on Friday night.

Police sources said the deceased was identified as Abdur Rouf, 45, son of late Jainal Abedin of Ponerorashia village under the same upazila.

Rouf's co-rider Jewel Rana, 40, son of late Jhatu of the same area, was also injured in the accident.

The sources said Rouf and Jewel were returning home from Shibganj Bazar by a motorcycle. As they reached Kalupur, the truck coming from the opposite direction hit the motorcycle killing Rouf on the spot.

Being informed, police rushed to the spot, recovered the dead body and detained the truck, reports BSS.

Police are working to find the fled driver, sources added.

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