Elderly man killed in Sunamganj road crash

15 Sep 2018, 20:04


Sunamganj: An elderly man died after being run over by a speeding truck while crossing Surma Bridge in Mallikpur area in the district town on Saturday.

The deceased was identified as Faijur Rahman, 65, hailing from Kutubpur village in the municipality.

The accident took place when a Biswambarpur-bound truck hit Faijur while crossing the bridge around 10:30 am, leaving him dead on the spot, according to witnesses.

Police managed to detain the driver and the helper of the killer truck and sent the body to Sunamganj Sadar Hospital, said Md Shahidulla, officer-in-charge of Sunamganj Sadar Model Police Station.