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Child killed in Laxmipur road crash

 Laxmipur Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 05:48 PM, 22 January 2020  

Locals blocked  Dhaka-Raipur road after the accident

Locals blocked Dhaka-Raipur road after the accident

A child named Nishan Ahmed Faruk was killed as a pickup van ran over him at Laxmipur on his way back from school.

The accident took place at Mandari East Bazar area on the Dhaka-Raipur regional highway on Wednesday afternoon.

The deceased identified as the son of Abu Siddiq, a resident of Motibi village of the Upazila and a third-grade student of Northern Mandari Government Primary School.

Meanwhile, locals blocked the road for almost an hour. The blockade was lifted after police assured to arrest the killer pickup driver.

Chandraganj Police Station Officer-in-Charge Jasim Uddin said Nishan was crossing the road on his way back home after school. At that time, a speeding pickup van hit him and fled. He died on the spot.

He said the body was recovered and sent to Sadar Hospital morgue. Necessary steps will be taken in this regard.

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