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Schoolgirl killed in Kushtia after she falls off father’s motorbike: Police

An 11-year-old school student was crushed to death by a speeding truck after she fell off the pillion of a motorbike her father was riding in Kushtia’s Mirpur upazila on Friday, police said.

The deceased Toya Khatun along with her mother sat on the pillion of the bike as her father Mokarram Munshi was driving it on way to a relative’s house, police said.

The accident took place at around 11 am in on Kushtia-Ishwardi highway of Ranakharia Shimultala Balughat area in Talbaria union of Mirpur upazila, according to Talbaria police outpost in-charge Sub-Inspector (SI) Shama Prasad Roy.

The girl fell off the pillion when they reached Balughat area. She was hit by a truck coming from behind and died on the spot, Shama said.

The body was recovered from the spot and sent to the morgue of Kushtia General Hospital for autopsy, he added.

Source: United News of Bangladesh