Road crash leaves elderly man dead in Savar

Published: March 24, 2019 14:03:13 | Updated: March 28, 2019 10:47:47

A 65-year-old man was killed while 15 others injured in a road accident on C&B road in Ashulia in Savar on Sunday morning.

The deceased was identified as Abdul Mannan, 65, son of late Shahar Ali, hailing from Ramdaspur village in Bhola sadar upazila.

A bus of 'Ananda Super Paribahan' ran over Mannan in the morning at Anarkoli Bus Stand in the area, leaving him dead on the spot.

The bus later hit a roadside tree after its driver lost his control over the steering leaving 15 passengers of the bus injured, according to a UNB report.

Being informed, law enforcers from Ashulia Police Station seized the bus, said Sub-inspector Sazzad Hossain of the police station.

Following the accident, locals took to the streets and put barricade on the road.

Meanwhile, five passengers of an auto-rickshaw suffered burn injuries after its gas cylinder exploded on Dhaka-Aricha Highway at Jolpur area in Savar in the morning.

The injured were admitted to Savar Enam Medical Collage Hospital.

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