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Motorcycle collision in Hajiganj, killed 1

Young man killed, 6 injured in Hajiganj motorcycle collision. A youth was killed and six others were injured in a road accident on the Cumilla-Chandpur regional highway.

A young man named Mohammad Hossain (30) died in a road accident in front of Hajiganj Municipality on Sunday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Abul Hashem of Balshid village in Shahrashti Upazila.

Yunus Hossain (23) and Rasel Hossain (35), Maqsood Hossain, 26, Imran Shah, 21, Nazrul Islam, 21, and Abu Taher, 65, were injured in that incident.

The seriously injured were referred to Cumilla Medical College Hospital after initial treatment at Hajiganj Upazila Health Complex due to deteriorating physical condition.

Upon receiving the news, the police rushed to the spot and rescued the two motorcycles involved in the accident and later brought the body of Imam Hossain from the Upazila Health Complex to the custody of the police station.

According to eyewitnesses, Abu Taher of Balakhal village was crossing the Cumilla-Chandpur regional highway this afternoon. At that time the motorcycle lost control immediately and crashed on the road.

At the same time, another speeding motorcycle coming from behind towards Hajiganj pushed the motorcycle. Mohammad Hossain, a motorcyclist, died on the spot, and Abu Taher, an elderly passer-by, and two other motorcyclists were seriously injured.

Upazila Health and Family Planning Officer SM Shoaib Ahmed Chishti said, ‘We found Imam Hossain dead at the hospital and 6 people who were seriously injured in the accident were rushed to Cumilla Medical College Hospital.

Hajiganj Police Station Officer-in-Charge Mohammad Harunur Rashid said that after receiving the news, two motorcycles involved in the accident were rescued and the body of the slain motorcyclist Imam Hossain was brought to the custody of the police station. In this regard, action will be taken according to the law.

Correspondent: Md. Jamal Hossain, September 72,2021