A cyclist named Ziad Sardar (48) was killed after being hit by a pickup van in Jessore. The accident took place on Wednesday night at a place called Shyamalagachi in Sharsha on the Benapole-Jesore highway.
Ziad Sardar is the son of Khilat Ali Sardar of Putkhali village under Benapole Port police station.
According to police and Ziad’s family, Ziad was hit by a speeding pickup van from Benapole while crossing the road at Shyamalagachi on his way home on his bicycle. At that time, the locals rescued him with serious injuries and took him to the Sharsha Upazila Health Complex, where the doctor on duty declared him dead.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Navaran Highway Police Station Abdullah Al Mamun said, ‘I visited the scene after receiving information about the accident. Efforts are underway to seize the driver and the pickup van.