Woman engineer crushed by truck on way home in Gazipur
Published: 10:36 AM, 21 March 2021
Deceased Anika Tabassum
A woman engineer of Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) was killed when she was crushed by a truck on her way home from work by a motorcycle. The motorcyclist was injured in the incident.
The accident took place on Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway at Vogra Chowdhury Bari area under Basan police station on Saturday night.
The deceased was identified as Marzia Akhter Jannat alias Anika Tabassum, daughter of Haji Masud Alam of West Joydebpur area under Sadar police station of Gazipur metropolis and an assistant engineer of GCC’s Zone 6 (Basan).
The injured was identified as motorcyclist Abdullah Al Imran, son of late Golam Sarwar of the South Salna area of Gazipur metropolis.
GMP’s Basan police station SI Al Amin said engineer Anika was returning home on a motorcycle with a friend from her office in Chandona Chowrasta area on Saturday evening. On the way, a Dhaka-bound truck hit the motorcycle when it reached at Vogra Chowdhury Bari area under Basan police station on Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway.
At the time, Anika fell from the motorcycle on the road and was crushed by a truck and died on the spot. Locals rushed the injured Imran to the hospital.
The SI added that the truck fled after the accident. Legal action is being taken in this regard.