A 5-year-old child died after being hit by a battery-operated auto-rickshaw in Ghazaria, Munshiganj. The accident took place at Bhaberchar area of Upazila Parishad road around 4 pm on Monday.
The deceased’s name is Nusrat Jahan (5), he is a resident of Lakshipura village of Bhaberchar union of Ghazaria upazila. Daughter of Hasan Mia.
Eyewitnesses and relatives said that the child was walking on one side of the road in Bhaberchar area of Upazila Parishad road holding the hand of his mother. At the same time, the child’s father was walking on the opposite side of the road. When the child saw his father and ran away from his mother’s hand, he was hit by a recklessly speeding battery-powered auto-rickshaw.
After the accident, the child was seriously injured and taken to the upazila health complex. The doctor on duty gave first aid to the child and referred him to Dhaka Medical College (DMH) Hospital. Later, the child died in the car around 5:30 pm on the way to DMK Hospital.
Officer-in-charge (OC) of Ghazaria police station. Rajib Khan said, “Legal measures will be taken after getting information about this.”