Road accident kills 3 motorcycle riders in Jhenaidah


JHENAIDAH, Jan 31, 2020 (BSS) – Three motorcycle riders were killed in a road accident at Jagusha village under Moheshpur upazila of the district this afternoon.

The deceased were identified as Razu, 22, hailed from Chakla village under Jibannagar upazila in Chuadanga district, Nazrul Islam, 48, resident of Nehalpur village and Sabbir Ahmed, 16, of Nalikunda village under Kotchandpur upazila of the district.

Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Moheshpur Thana Morshed Hossain Khan said the accident occurred when a tractor coming from opposite direction hit their motorcycle in the area around 3.15 pm as they were on their way to attend a marriage ceremony through riding the motorbike, leaving them critically injured.

Locals rescued and took them to Moheshpur Upazila Health Complex where the duty doctors declared them dead, the OC said.

The bodies of the deceased persons were sent to Jhenaidah Sadar Hospital morgue.

Police seized the tractor and a case was filed in this connection, the OC