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Autorickshaw driver dies in city accident

April 08, 2021 00:00:00

An autorickshaw driver has died after a bus rammed his vehicle in the city on Wednesday, reports bdnews24.com.

The dead man has been identified as Golam Mostofa, 60. He lived in the city's Rampura area.

The accident came as public transport services resumed in the city corporation areas on Wednesday after being shut for two days amid the lockdown.

The Azimpur-bound Thikana Paribahan bus hit the autorickshaw near the New Market area on Wednesday morning, causing the vehicle to overturn and subsequently injuring the driver, Dhaka Medical police outpost Inspector Bachchu Mia said.

After the accident, Mostafa was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where a doctor declared him dead.

Inspector Md Aslam of Lalbagh Police Station said bus driver Jalal, 30, has been arrested over the matter and the bus has been seized.

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