Pedestrian killed by truck on Sylhet-Tamabil highway road
Jaintapur/ Sylhet/ Representative/
A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a truck on the Sylhet-Tamabil highway road. The incident took place on Wednesday (January 11) afternoon at Bagher Road in Jaintapur Upazila.
The deceased person is Nazim Uddin (35), son of deceased Dumai Ahmad of Purba Gardna village of Darbast Union of the upazila.
According to local sources, Nazim Uddin died on the spot when a speeding drum truck towards Sylhet hit him while crossing the road at 3:45 pm on Wednesday. After the incident, the local crowd blocked the Sylhet-Tamabil highway in Bagher road area. Meanwhile, tourist and passenger buses and microbuses and cargo trucks were stuck on this road.
After getting information about the accident, a team of Goainghat Thana police reached the spot with the help of local policemen and removed the road blockade of the people and assured them to take necessary measures before proper investigation of the incident. Later the locals lifted the blockade at 5 pm.