Medical &Health

Teen dies as Dhaka-bound bus hits bike in Bogura

A teenager died while another person riding pillion sustained injuries when their bike was hit by a bus on the Dhaka-Bagura highway in the district’s Shahjahanpur upazila late Thursday night.

The deceased was identified as Shekh Md Sibgatullah,16, a Class X student of Bogura Cantonment Public School and College.

Hasan Ali (20), the pillion rider, is being treated for injuries at Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College.

The accident occurred at 10.40pm near the Aria Bazar Dakkhin area when the two were on their way to Sherpur from Bogura on the bike. “The Dhaka-bound bus hit them from behind, leaving Sibgatullah dead on spot,” said Ariful Islam, sub-inspector at the Shahjahanpur police station.

Locals rescued them to Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College, where the teenager was declared dead on arrival.

“No one has been arrested in connection with the accident,” the officer said.

Source: United News of Bangladesh