A 36-year-old biker returning home died after being hit by a truck in the Banasree area of Dhaka in the small hours of Tuesday, police said.
The accident occurred around 1am, and a critically injured Saiful Sardar was rushed to the emergency unit of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) by passersby.
“He was declared dead at 2.30am,” said inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of DMCH police outpost.
Deceased’s nephew Sohel Sheikh said that Saiful worked as a driver with a private firm. “As he was returning home on his bike, the truck hit him at high speed in the Banasree area, leaving him critically injured,” he said.
Saiful was first taken to Banasree Faraji Hospital and then shifted to DMCH where he succumbed to his injuries, he added.
Originally from Saptail Uttarpara village in Sadar upazila of Gopalganj district, Saiful was staying at Demra staff quarters with his family.
The body has been kept at the DMCH morgue for an autopsy, Bachchu said.
Source: United News of Bangladesh