Rickshaw puller killed in Capital road crash...

Dhaka, Tuesday   18 May 2021

Rickshaw puller killed in Capital road crash

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 03:54 PM, 16 April 2021  

Rickshaw puller killed in Capital road crash

Rickshaw puller killed in Capital road crash

An unidentified rickshaw puller was killed and a passenger injured as a City Corporation garbage truck hit him in the capital's Jatrabari area. Local set the City Corporation garbage truck on fire following the death of the rickshaw puller.

The accident took place at Gate No. 4 of Bibi Bagicha in the area on Friday morning.

Injured Harendra Das, the passenger of the rickshaw, who was given treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital, said he is a resident of Titipara. Harendra is a beggar by profession, was going to Konapara by rickshaw on the empty road in the morning. He injured his head and right hand in the accident.

Jatrabari police SI Abbas confirmed the incident and said that the rickshaw passenger was slightly injured when the city corporation's garbage truck hit a rickshaw at the Bibir Bagan area in the morning. However, the driver died on the spot. The body was sent to the morgue for autopsy. Details will be known after the investigation.

He added that after the incident, the locals set the garbage truck on fire.

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