BAU admission seeker killed in Sirajganj road crash
10 December 2015, Nirapad News: An admission seeker of first year honours course at Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) was killed in a road accident at Hatikumrul Gol Chattar under Salanga Police Station in the district on Wednesday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Habiba Khatun, 18, daughter of Habibur Rahman, a resident of Gouripur village in Birol upazila of Dinajpur district.
Officer-in-charge of Hatikumrul Highway Police Abdul Kader Zilani said the accident took place when a pickup van hit Habiba while she was trying to cross the road in the area and leaving her dead on the spot.
Habiba was going to Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Moyamensingh by the bus for attending an admission test for first year honours course.
The bus stopped in front of Hanif Hotel and Restaurant next to the highway in the area for the passengers to have lunch and Habiba was crossing the road for snacks when a pickup van hit her, the OC added.
Police seized the pickup van but the driver managed to flee the scene.
Later police recovered the body and sent it to Sirajganj Sadar Hospital morgue for an autopsy.
A case was filed in this regard.