1 killed in Brahmanbaria road crash
A rickshaw puller was killed after being hit by a sand-laden tractor on the west side of Comilla-Sylhet Highway in Sherpur of Brahmanbaria district on Friday morning.
The deceased was identified as Milon Mia, 40, son of Bula Mia of Akhitra village in Sarail Upazila.
Khatihata Highway Police Station Officer-in-Charge Mahbubur Rahman said Milon was standing at the gate of Sherpur Mazar while a tractor coming from the opposite direction hit him and his rickshaw.
He died on the spot.
Locals seized the tractor but its driver managed to flee, the policeman said.