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Medical student killed being hit by truck in Barishal

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Published: 15:10, 28 November 2023  
Medical student killed being hit by truck in Barishal

A student of Sher-E-Bangla Medical College was killed as a speeding truck hit him at Barishal city on Monday night.

The accident took place at around 8.00pm on C&B road in Kajipara area of the city.

The deceased was identified as Taufique Ahammed Shuvo, 23, son of Md Motiur Rahman, of Bakerganj upazila. He was a student of 48th batch of the medical college.

Barishal Kotwali Model Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Anwar Hossain confirmed the news.

Quoting eyewitnesses, OC Anwar said Shuvo was going towards Nathullabad area riding on a battery-run autorickshaw. On the way, when a speeding water tank-laden truck rammed the autorickshaw from opposite direction, Shuvo fell on the road and crushed under the wheels of the truck. Shuvo died on the spot.

Being informed, police seized the truck and detained its driver from the spot.

The OC added that legal action would be taken in this regard.