Two die in Barishal road crashes
Two people died in separate road crashess on the Barishal-Patuakhali highway at Bakerganj upazila in Barishal district on Friday afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Masum, 30, a motorcycle rider, and Mansur Akon, 35, an auto-rickshaw driver.
Witnesses said a Barishal-bound microbus ran over auto-rickshaw driver Mansur at Gorurhaat area in Boalia union around 12 noon, leaving him critically injured.
He was rushed to Barishal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital (SBMCH) where he succumbed to his injuries around 4 pm.
Meanwhile, a Barishal-bound passenger bus of Anamika Paribahan hit a motorcycle coming from opposite direction near Bismillah Market around 2 pm, leaving motorcycle driver Masum dead on the spot and two other pillion passengers injured.
The injured were rushed to SBMCH.
Police, however, seized the bus, said Bakerganj Police Station OC Abul Kalam.