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Child among 4 killed in Gopalganj road crashes

News Desk || risingbd.com

Published: 12:32, 19 May 2024  
Child among 4 killed in Gopalganj road crashes

Four people, including two teachers and a student, were killed in separate road accidents at Kashiani and Gopalganj Sadar upazilas on Saturday (May 18) night.

The deceased were identified as Pinaki Ranjan Das, 57, a professor of Gopalganj Women’s College; Babul Sarkar, 48, professor of MH Khan College; Juwel Molla, 42, son of Abdul Ali Molla of Puishar village under Kashiani upazila and Ramim Sheikh, 10, a fifth grader and a son of Babu Sheikh of Ghoserchar Dakshinpara under Sadar upazila.

Gopalganj Sadar Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mohammad Anisur Rahman confirmed the deaths.

Juwel Molla and the two teachers faced the tragic accident while they were going towards the district town riding on a motorcycle around 8.30pm on Saturday. On the way, when they reached at Haridashpur area, they hit a bus of Setu Paribahan and fell on the road. The trio sustained critical injuries, said the OC.

They were rescued and taken to Gopalganj General Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared Juwel dead and the two others succumbed to their injuries on the way to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, added the OC.

Meanwhile, Ramim was critically injured after being crushed under the wheels of a shallow-engine run trolley on the Chapail road under the Sadar upazila. He then, succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at Gopalganj General Hospital on Saturday evening, he said.