Elderly man killed in Barishal road crash
Published: 04:02 PM, 18 June 2022 Updated: 04:22 PM, 18 June 2022
A 70-year-old man was killed after being hit by a pickup van at Gournadi in Barishal. Three more pedestrians were injured in the incident and were admitted to Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College (SBMC) Hospital.
The deceased were identified as Aziz Mridha, a resident of Batajor area of Gournadi Upazila and a tea seller by profession.
Gournadi Highway Police Station OC Sheikh Belal Hossain confirmed the information.
He said the pickup van was going from Barishal to Madaripur in the morning. When it reached the Batajor area, the pickup van rammed several pedestrians on the roadside as it driver lost control over the steering. Aziz Mridha was killed on the spot and several others were injured.
On information, the police rushed to the spot and rescued the victims and took them to the hospital.