Medical &Health

Minor boy killed in city road crash

A four-year-old boy was killed and three of his family members were injured when a truck hit a rickshaw in the city’s Gulshan area on Sunday night.

The deceased was identified as Rihan, 4, son of Abdur Rahim, a resident of Badda Shahzadpur area.

Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital police camp, said the accident occurred around 11 pm when the sugar-laden truck hit the battery-run rickshaw carrying four people near US embassy, leaving them injured.

Injured Abdur Rahim, his wife Shahzadi Begum, 25, their elder daughter Rahi, 6 and Rihan were taken to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital where doctors declared Rihan dead around 1:30 am.

Abdur Rahim, a grocery shop owner, hailing from Noakhali, lives in Dhaka with his family. The family met the tragedy while returning to home from a market.

Source: United News of Bangladesh