University student dies after lorry hits motorcycle in Dhaka amid road safety protests

| Updated: December 04, 2021 18:31:26

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A student of Green University has died after his motorcycle was rammed by a lorry amid ongoing protests for road safety in Dhaka, bdnews24.com reports.

The incident took place at Kawla in the Airport Police Station area around 11:45 pm on Friday, police said.

The dead student has been identified as 21-year-old Mahadi Hasan Limon.

Limon was hit by the lorry about 400 yards south of Kawla overbridge, Inspector Kaikobad of airport police told bdnews24.com.

"He was returning to his home in Uttara on a motorcycle. He lived there with his parents and siblings.”

Limon was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, where a doctor on duty declared him dead.

The lorry has been seized but the driver has fled, Kaikobad said.

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