Young people killed by truck in Chittagong


A motorcycle rider was killed by a truck in Pahartali of Chittagong city. The accident took place at the local Haqqani petrol pump area around 1 pm on Thursday (June 6).

The deceased are Md. Jamal Ullah son of Biswa Colony of Akbarshah police station. Mehedi Hasan Arif and Sharmin Akhter daughter of Yasin Babul of N Block, Biswa Colony. Sharmin was a student of Chittagong Law College. he
He was driving a motorcycle.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Pahartali Police Station Kefayet Ullah said, Sharmin was driving a motorcycle. Mehdi was riding behind him. A speeding truck hit them on their way out of the Haqqani petrol pump with oil. The police rescued the two riders and sent them to Chamek Hospital where the doctor declared them dead.

OC said, the motorcycle is in our custody. We are trying to arrest the truck driver. Legal proceedings are ongoing.

AAZ/MIHS/MS