Sylhet road crash kills motorcyclist


A motorcyclist was killed when a bus hit his motorbike from behind at Kalasara on Dhaka-Sylhet Highway in Osmaninagar upazila on Sunday morning.

The deceased has been identified as Jasim Miah (32), son of late Rana Miah of Moulvibazar district.

Sahid Ullah, Officer-in-Charge of Osmaninagar Police Station, said, “The accident took place when a Dhaka-bound bus of ‘Hanif Paribahan’ knocked down Jasim Miah, leaving him dead on the spot.”

“On information, police recovered the body and sent to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital for autopsy,” added the OC.

However, local people blocked the highway following the accident for half an hour protesting the incident.

No case has yet been filed in connection with the accident.