A police constable was crushed to dead under the wheels of a speeding truck on Jhenidah-Kushtia highway on Monday noon. The deceased was identified as Aminul Islam, serving at Katlamari police outpost of Jhenidah Sadar police station.
Eyewitness Jakir Hossain and an official of the fire service and civil defense station said Aminul Islam was marching towards Kaliganj on his motorbike. When he arrived near Chhalabhara Kayargachhi area on the highway about 12.00 noon, a speeding truck (Khulna metro Ba- 11-1644) dashed him from the back leaving him severe injured.
A vehicle of an executive magistrate rushed the spot incidentall[y and taken Aminul Islam at Jhenidah Sadar hospital in a critical state. He died on the way to hospital. Locals seized the truck while the driver along with the helper of the truck managed to flee.
Lawmaker of Jhenidah-4 constituency Anwarul Azim Anar and vice chairman of Kaliganj upazila parishad Shibly Nomani visited the spot immediate after the incident, said Kaliganj police station sub inspector Anwarul Islam.