A motorcyclist named Russell was killed by a truck on the Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Comilla. The accident took place around 11:30 am on Sunday while taking U-turn at Comilla Nazira market.
Russell is a resident of Palasuto village of Devidwar upazila.
Eyewitnesses said that Russell was returning home with a motorcycle from Comilla passport office. On the way, a Chittagong-bound truck hit the motorcycle while taking a U-turn at Nazira Bazar area. Russell fell on the road and fell under the wheels of the truck and died on the spot. The motorcycle and the driver are unharmed in this incident.
After the incident, members of Mainamati Highway police station recovered the body and took it away.
Comilla Mainamati Highway Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Iqbal Bahar Majumdar confirmed the matter. The OC said that the truck was impounded after the accident. The driver is absconding.