Road accidents claim 476 lives in September: report

News Desk : At least 476 people were killed in traffic accidents across the country in September, according to a report by the Road Safety Foundation. They died in 407 separate accidents, with 794 injured in the past month. Road Safety Foundation published the report on Monday (3 October) citing that of the total … Read more

519 people killed in road accidents in August

News Desk : At least 519 people died in 458 road accidents across Bangladesh in August, according to a report compiled by the Road Safety Foundation (RSF).Among the deceased were 64 women and 69 children.Another 961 people were injured in the accidents last month.Meanwhile, 172 people have been killed in 183 motorcycle accidents – … Read more

Bus strikes roadside tree in Bagerhat, leaving 2 dead and 15 injured

News Desk : A bus lost control and hit a roadside tree at Fakirhat upazila in Bagerhat on Tuesday (July 26, 2022), leaving two passengers dead and fifteen others wounded. The deceased are Anwara Begum (40), of the Matiranga region of Khagrachhari district, and Moni Mallik (24), the son of Siddique Mallick of Sapleja … Read more

‘Reckless driving’ claims 10 lives

25 hurt as bus crashes into tree
Ten people, including a nine-year-old, died and 25 others were seriously injured as a bus of Jamuna Line Transport crashed into a tree in Sanuhar area of Ujirpur, Barishal, in the early morning yesterday.
Survivors of the crash said they repeatedly asked the driver to slow down the vehicle, but he did not listen and kept on driving recklessly

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Fun trip turns tragic

Three Buet staffers killed in Bandarban road crash; five labourers die in separate accident in Sirajganj
Three tourists were killed and six others injured as a microbus carrying them crashed into a roadside ditch in Bandarban’s Thanchi upazila Thusdayday morning.
Among the victims are eight employees of Buet’s security unit, said police.
Another road crash in Sirajganj left five labourers dead and four others injured

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9 killed in bus, private car, motorcycle collision

5 of 2 families among the deceased
At least nine people, including five members of two families, were killed and 25 others injured in a three-way collision among a passenger bus, private car and motorcycle in Kashiani upazila of Gopalganj today (May 14, 2022).
The mishap left three passengers and the driver of the car, two people on the

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Road crashes during eid rush: Motorbike accidents drove up death toll

Road crashes and deaths during the Eid rush saw a sharp rise this year compared to last year mainly due to an increase in motorbike accidents, two road safety organisations said yesterday.
Though the Eid journey was relatively smooth this year, the number of deaths in road crashes went up by around 20 percent than the previous year, they

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Around 400 dead in accidents during Eid journey

Road Safety Foundation and Jatri Kalyan Samity say
Around 400 people were dead in accidents across the country during Eid-ul-Fitr journey, according to two platforms working for commuter rights.
Road Safety Foundation said at least 376 people were dead and 1,500 injured in 283 accidents in Bangladesh in 14 days (April 25-May 8) during

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AIUB student dead as truck runs over bike in Bogura

A private university student was dead and two of his friends were injured after a truck ran over his bike in Bogura’s Fuldighi area on Bogura-Dhaka highway this evening (May 6, 2022).
The deceased is Md Nowaj Al Saiman Ibne Mojid alias Bappy (25), resident of Fuldighi area under Shajahanpur upazila, reports our Bogura correspondent quoting

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Chakaria Tragedy: Raktim Shil’s last rites held

The sraddha (last rites) of Raktim Shil, the sixth brother who died in the tragic road accident in Cox’s Bazar’s Chakaria upazila, was held yesterday. After fifteen days of fighting for his life, he succumbed to his injuries on February 22. Raktim used to run a small grocery shop at Cox’s Bazar’s Ramu upazila, said family members.
The five brothers’ demise and the injury of two other siblings

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Five killed in Chandpur road accident while returning from wedding ceremony

Five people were killed as their private car fell into a roadside pond at Purba Naraha under Shahrasti upazila in Chandpur district early Wednesday.
The deceased are Shahparan Tushar, 22, of village Ramdevpur, Shakil Hossain, 23, of village Narpaia, Rezaul Karim, 24, of village Chanpa Keshtala under Shahrasti in

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Roktim succumbs to injuries after 5 brothers’ deaths on the road

Another victim of the Cox’s Bazar road tragedy died at a hospital on Tuesday. Roktim Shil, a victim of the tragic road accident in Chakaria of Cox’s Bazar which left his five brothers dead, succumbed to injuries at Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMCH) this morning.
Roktim was declared dead at 11:00 am today, said CMCH Director

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On-duty police officer killed in road accident near Meghna-Gumti Bridge toll plaza

An on-duty sub-inspector of Daudkandi Highway Police was killed after an unidentified vehicle hit him near the toll plaza of the Cumilla-bound lane of the Meghna-Gumti Bridge early today.
SI Md Jahangir (45) was crossing the road and died on the spot after the vehicle hit him, our Cumilla correspondent reports quoting Md Zahurul Haque, officer-in-charge

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