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Trolley driver, biker killed in road accident


Published : 29 Nov 2020 09:32 PM

Both the drivers of a motorbike and a tractor trolley were killed when the speedy vehicles met a fatal accidents at Parmathurapur village of Harinakundu upazila in Jhenaidah on Sunday morning.

The deceased were identified as motorbike driver Shakil Ahmed, 25, of Chandpur village of Harinakundu upazila, and trolley driver Shfiq Uddin, 30, son of Humayun Ahmed of  Basu­devpur village in Jhenidah Sadar upazila.

Quoting locals, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Harinakundu police station Abdur Rahim said that the trolley driver Shafiq was marching towards Harinakundu with his trolley to bring earth for a brick kilns in Jhenaidah. When he arrived near Parmathurapur village of Harinakundu upazila, a motorbiker from the opposite direction had hit his trolley. The driver of the trolley lost control over the wheel and skidded off the road, leaving driver Shafiq on the spot.

On the other hand, Motorbiker Shakil was rushed to Jhenaidah Sadar hospital in a critical state and later he succumbs to his injuries on the way to Faridpur medical college and hospital, the police said.