Battery-run rickshaw puller died after a pick-up van hit in Shabujbag

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Published: 7/28/2022 5:44:19 AM

A battery-run rickshaw puller died after a pick-up van hit his vehicle in Dhaka's Shabujbag area early today.

The deceased was identified as Abdul Halim Bepari (55) who hailed from Madaripur's Shibchar upazila, according to sources.

The accident happened around 4:00am on the slope of Basabo flyover.

Faruk Hossain, a sub-inspector (SI) of Shabujbag Police Station said a recklessly driven pick-up van hit the rickshaw and ended up on the footpath, leaving Halim critically injured.

On information, police rushed Halim to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, where doctors declared him dead around 8:30am, said the OC.

Police seized the van but its driver managed to flee.  The body has been kept in DMC morgue for post-mortem.

Deceased's son Swapan Bepari said his father went out with the rickshaw around 3:00am and the family to know about the accident in the morning.

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