Two killed in road accident in Dhaka
Published: 07:57 PM, 23 January 2021
At least two people including a motorcyclist were killed when a bus hit the motorcycle and overturned on the Mayor Hanif Flyover in the capital today.
The deceased were identified as motorcyclist Akhter Hossain (37) and community police Mofizul Islam Mofiz (40).
The accident took place when a Jaunpur Paribahan bus hit a Gulistan-bound motorcycle from behind on the Mayor Hanif Flyover around 4:00 pm on Saturday.
According to eyewitnesses, the driver of the bus hit the motorcycle and fell on the security guard (community police) while both were seriously injured.
They were later rescued and taken to the emergency department of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) and the on-duty doctor declared the motorcyclist dead.
Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of DMCH Police Outpost, confirmed the matter with saying that Community Police Mofizul Islam Mofiz died around 5:30 pm while undergoing treatment. The bodies have been kept in the morgue of DMCH.