An auto-rickshaw driver died after a bus hit his vehicle in Dhaka’s New Market area this morning.
The deceased was identified as Golam Mostafa (60), a resident of Rampura area.
The accident occurred when an Azimpur-bound Thikana Paribahan bus hit the auto-rickshaw around 7:15am. Mostafa sustained critical injuries after the auto-rickshaw flipped over.
He was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead, said Shipu Hawlader, who took the victim to the hospital.
The body was sent to hospital morgue for autopsy, said Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of DMCH police outpost.
Police seized the bus and detained its driver Jalal (30) after the accident, he added.