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18 May, 2018 00:00 00 AM
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Another victim of careless driving

Another victim of careless driving

Recklessness and depravity in driving have claimed one more life in the capital yesterday as the country’s accident-prone transportation leaves a legacy of losing lives and limbs with every dawn on. After Rajib Hossain and Rozina Akther Md Nazim Uddin is the latest victim of the criminalized driving on Mayor Hanif Flyover and the diseased was a senior executive at the advertisement department of the English daily Dhaka Tribune.

Bacchu Mia, sub-Inspector, Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), has confirmed the news. He said the accident took place around 10am when a bus hit Nazim’s motorcycle on Mayor Hanif Flyover which was overtaking another bus on the single lane. He was rushed to the DMCH in a critical condition where doctors declared him dead.

One of eyewitnesses Russel said Nazim’s motorcycle was in front of two buses — Srabon and Manjil Paribahan. The buses were in rush to go ahead of each other. Meanwhile, the bus of Srabon Paribahan hit Nazim's bike while overtaking another one. When he fell off, the bus ran over his body.

After the incident, Russel, who also drove motorcycle behind two buses got down from his motorbike and took Nazim to DMCH.

Journalist Mahadi Al Hasnat of Dhaka Tribune told The Independent that Nazim Uddin was from Bhola’s Lalmohan upazila. He lived in Faridabad under Shyampur area in Jatrabari. Three days ago he became father.

Police detained the driver of Srabon Paribahan,

Ohidul Islam and also Kamal, helper of Manjil Poribahan

from the spot.

Azizur Rahman, officer in charge, Jatrabari police station

told The Independent that the bus was seized and the driver was detained soon after the accident.

“Legal action will be taken in this regard,” he added.

Rash driving has made the capital a dangerous place, where accidents take place quite frequently. In recent time incidents of road accidents remain the talk of the country perennially.

Earlier, the tragic deaths of Rajib Hossain and Rozina Akther have prompted experts again to look into the causes accidents in Dhaka.

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Published by the Editor on behalf of Independent Publications Limited at Media Printers, 446/H, Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1215.
Editorial, News & Commercial Offices : Beximco Media Complex, 149-150 Tejgaon I/A, Dhaka-1208, Bangladesh. GPO Box No. 934, Dhaka-1000.

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