A battery-run rickshaw puller died after a CNG-run auto-rickshaw hit his vehicle in Dhaka’s Elephant Road area early today.
The deceased was identified as Samirul Kari (30), a resident at Jhaulahati area in Kamrangirchar.
This accident happened around 2:45am near Star Kabab and Restaurant when the speeding auto-rickshaw hit the rickshaw coming from the opposite direction, said Raihan Uddin, a sub-inspector of New Market Police Station.
Samirul was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital in critical condition and was declared dead by doctors at around 4:00am, he said.
Police seized the auto-rickshaw and detained its driver.
The body has been sent to the hospital morgue for autopsy.
– With The Daily Star input