Train-Truck collision claims one life in city

DHAKA An unidentified tricenarian man was killed as a

train collided with a truck on the railway crossing in city's Karwan Bazar

area in the wee hours of today.

The collision occurred under the flyover in the area at about 3.30 am when

a Tongi-bound train hit an errant truck which was trying to cross a rail line

by flouting the traffic signal, said Rakibul Hossain, officer-in-charge (OC)

of Dhaka Railway Police Station.

The accident left a man dead on the spot, he said, adding But detailed

about his death is yet to be known.

Being informed, the police rushed to the spot and recovered the body, the

official said.

The body has been sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) for an

autopsy.

Police seized the truck. But its driver managed to flee the scene.

The process of filling a case in this regard is underway.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)