Newspaper employee killed in city road crash
An employee of a newspaper was killed when a speeding bus ran over him on Mayor Mohammad Hanif flyover in city’s Jatrabari area this morning.
“Najim Uddin, 35, an employee of the English daily, Dhaka Tribune, was killed when a passenger bus ran over him in front of Malancha Community Centre at Jatrabari on Hanif Flyover around 10am today,” officer-in-charge of Jatrabari Police Station Azizur Rahman told BSS.
The accident occurred when a passenger bus of Monjil Paribahan ran over Nazim when he fell on the road after his motorcycle was hit by the same bus at around 10am, the OC added.
The injured was rushed to the emergency department of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), where the attending doctors declared him dead.
Police seized the bus and arrested its driver and helper.
Filing of a case to this end is underway.