Road crash kills rickshaw puller in Keraniganj

A rickshaw puller was killed and two rickshaw passengers were injured as a pickup van knocked down the vehicle on Dhaka-Maowa Highway in Babubazar Bridge area on the capital’s outskirt on Saturday.

Sub-inspector Mahbub of South Keraniganj Police Station said a speedy pickup van heading to the capital hit the rickshaw at about 10:30am while the rickshaw was moving to Keraniganj, leaving rickshaw puller Humayun, 40, dead on the spot and injuring his two passengers.

Locals later caught pickup van driver Amir Hossain, 20, along with his vehicle and handed him over to police after giving him a severe beating. The pickup van was also taken to the Police Station. The body was sent to Mitford Hospital morgue for autopsy.

United News of Bangladesh