Motorcycle hits elderly woman, 2 dead
Published: 02:05 PM, 9 October 2021
Two people, including an elderly woman, were killed and another was injured in a road accident at Jajira in Shariatpur.
The accident took place in front of Abul Khalasi's house in Shakimali Chowkidarkandi area on the Shariatpur-Dhaka highway around 8:30 am on Saturday.
The deceased were identified as Banai Bibi, 90, wife of Chhami Khalasi of Shakimali Chowkidarkandi village and motorcycle rider Yakub Bepari, son of Mohijuddin Bepari of Kalai Sardar in Kalakini Upazila of Madaripur.
Injured 25-year-old motorcycle driver Alauddin Mridha Kalkini Upazila West Alipore village was son of Anwar Hossain Mridha.
Jazira police station OC Md Mahbubur Rahman said Alauddin was going to Mangal Majhirghat on a motorcycle from the West Alipore area of Kalkini Upazila along with a passenger around 6:00 am on Saturday. When they reached the Chowkidarkandi area, the motorcycle hit the elderly woman Banai Bibi who was crossing the road. The motorcycle passenger Yakub fell on the road and died on the spot.
Banai Bibi was seriously injured in the accident and was taken to the Upazila Health Complex in critical condition. She also died on the way to Dhaka. Injured Alauddin is undergoing treatment at Upazila Health Complex.