Cop among 2 killed in road crash

Mymensingh Correspondent | Update:

Road Accident logoTwo people including a policeman were killed after a truck ran over them in Shikarikanada bypass area on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway of Mymensingh district on Wednesday morning.

Deceased Saiful Islam, 30, a constable at Gazipur detective branch of police, was from Sreebardi upazila of Sherpur district, said Mymensingh Kotwali police station officer-in-charge Mahmudul Islam.

Another deceased Abul Hossain, 28, was from Fulbaria upazila in Mymensingh, he added.

The two were waiting by the road to catch a home-bound bus before the Eid-ul-Fitr, OC Mahmudul Islam said.

A speedy truck ran over them in the area around 6:30am, leaving them dead on the spot.

Police could not seize the truck or the driver, the OC said.

We have kept the bodies at the police station, he added.

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