Reckless driving claims life of old man in Bogra, truck torched
03 August 2015, Nirapad News: Agitated people torched a truck and handed its driver over to police as reckless driving claimed life of an old man in front of Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital on the Dhaka-Rangpur Highway on Sunday.
The identity of the victim could not be known immediately.
Witnesses said a speeding truck ran over the old man as its driver lost control over the steering around 1:30pm, leaving him dead on the spot.
Angered by the accident, local people blockade the road immediately. Later, they nabbed the driver and handed him over to police.
Abul Bashar, officer-in-charge of Bogra Sadar thana, confirmed the matter.
The body was sent to Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College for autopsy.