Three motorcyclists killed in Rangpur road crash


RANGPUR, Jan 17, 2019 (BSS) – Three motorcyclists were killed in a road accident at Bishmaile point on the Rangpur-Dhaka highway under Pirganj upazila in the district this evening, police said.

The accident occurred when a Dhaka-bound night coach from Rangpur hit the running motorcycle carrying three people on board there killing all of them on the spot.

“The deceased were identified as Shahinur Rahman, 24, Rumi Begum, 22, and Mushfiqur Rahman, 15, of village Harirampur in Pirganj upazila of Rangpur,” Officer-in-charge of Pirganj Thana Saresh Chandra told the national news agency.

The victims were cousins and they were going to Shothibari area in nearby Mithapukur upazila riding on the motorcycle to attend a wedding party.

“Police seized the killer night coach though its driver and helper managed to escape from the scene soon after the accident,” said In-charge of nearby Barodorga Highway Police Camp Sub-inspector Abul Hassan.

A case was filed in this connection with Pirganj police station.