One dead, 2 injured in motorcycle, bicycle crash in Joypurhat

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One person was killed and two others were injured in a crash involving a motorcycle and a bicycle on the Joypurhat-Bogura highway in Thushi Gari Mor area of Joypurhat's Kalai upazila, reports UNB.

The deceased, Mahfuzur Rahman, 41, was the son of Ibrahim Hossain of Madai village in Kalai upazila’s Punat union.

The injured are - Ariful, 24, nephew of the dead biker, and Mukul Hossain, the cyclist.

The accident happened at around 7.00pm on Saturday.

Mahfuzur and his nephew were on their way to Kalai Sadar upazila when their motorbike collided with a bicycle in the Thushi Gari Morh area, said Moinuddin, officer-in-charge of Kalai police station.

The accident left the biker dead on spot.

Locals rescued the injured and rushed them to Kalai Upazila Health Complex. The cyclist was transferred to Joypurhat District Modern Hospital in critical condition.