A student lost control of his motorcycle in dense fog at Shivchar in Madaripur and was killed. Another person was injured in the incident.
The accident took place at Utrail area of Shiruail Union of Shivchar Upazila of the district on Sunday around 9 pm. Nirav Molla (20) was killed in the incident. His cousin Sajjad Hossain Ashiq (22) was injured. Nirav was preparing for graduation year after passing HSC from a local college this year.
Son of Noor Alam Molla of Sanerpar village of Rajoir Upazila of Nirab District and Aght Sajjad Hossain Ashiq is son of Abul Hossain Molla of the same village. Ashiq was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital in critical condition after first treatment.
According to the family and police sources of the deceased, around 9 o’clock on Sunday night, after receiving an invitation from her uncle Tipu Mia’s house in Utrail area of Shiruail Union of Shibchar Upazila, Nirb and Ashiq were returning to Jaduarchar Dhali Kandi village of North Baheratala Union of the same upazila on a motorcycle. On reaching Charshamile area, due to thick fog, their motorcycle lost control and fell into a deep ditch under a bridge under construction. Later, the locals rescued Nirav and Ashiq in a dangerous condition and took them to Shivchar Upazila Health Complex, where the doctor on duty declared Nirav dead.
Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Shivchar Police Station Subrata Goldar confirmed the truth of the incident. He said the police visited the spot.