Update December 4, 2018

Dhaka 7-36 am, 11-August, 2020

Road crash kills female physician

Mirajul Moin Joy

A female physician was killed in a road crash when a bus hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw carrying her along Dhaka’s Bijay Sarani early Tuesday, reports UNB.

The deceased Akhter Jahan Ruma, 28, was an ophthalmologist working at an eye hospital in Osmaninagar of Sylhet.

The accident took place around 4:45am when a bus of ‘Green-line’ Paribahan hit the auto-rickshaw, leaving Ruma and the auto-rickshaw driver critically injured, said Hanif, an eyewitness.

Later, the injured were rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where the duty doctors declared Ruma dead around 5:15am, said sub-inspector Bacchu Miah of DMCH police outpost.

Ruma came to Dhaka to attend an interview at ‘Shyamoli Eye Hospital’, said the witness.

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