An old man named Abdul Ali (65) died in a road accident at Gulistan in the capital. He was hit by a car in Golap Shah Mazar area on Monday afternoon. He died at Dhaka Medical College (DMC) Hospital in the afternoon.
According to police sources, Abdul Ali was seriously injured when he was hit by a car while crossing the road. He was rescued and admitted to Dhamek Hospital. The driver fled with the car after being pushed.
Md. Son of the deceased. Akib Ali told Prothom Alo that his father was involved in the printing press business. This morning he went to Purana Paltan on business from his home in Shantinagar.
DMCH police camp inspector Bachchu Mia said Abdul Ali’s body was kept in the hospital morgue for autopsy. The victim’s village home is in Karmakarkandi area of Harirampur upazila of Manikganj district.
Meanwhile, two more people died in road accidents in Rampura and Gulshan areas of the capital. They are Adnan Shakib (26) and Abdul Latif (48). Rampura Police Sub-Inspector (SI) Sajjad Hossain said Adnan was seriously injured when he was hit by a covered van while crossing the road near Rampura TV Center this afternoon. He later died at the hospital.
According to Gulshan police station sources, Abdul Latif has a vegetable shop in Narda area of Bhatara. He went to Karwan Bazaar from home on Sunday night to buy raw materials. From there he was returning to the shop in a covered van. The vehicle lost control and collided with a roadside island in Gulshan-2 area. Abdul Latif fell from the car and sustained serious head injuries. When he was taken to the hospital, the doctors declared him dead.