September 20, 2021, 2:02 am
Barisal Representative :
Sultana Vaidya, 32, a newly elected female UP member of reserved wards 1, 2 and 3 of Jalla Union in Uzirpur upazila of the district, died in a road accident on Tuesday afternoon.
Wazirpur Model Police Station OC Mohammad Ali Arshad said UP member Sultana Vaidya was going to Gournadi on a motorcycle with her husband Pankaj Dhali from her home in Kurlia village.
On the way, around 4.30 pm, on the Dhamura-Sanuhar road of the upazila, the motorcycle lost control and collided head-on with a road construction roller. The UP member on the motorcycle and her husband were injured.
Locals rescued them and took them to Gournadi Upazila Hospital, but doctors declared UP member Sultana Vaidya dead.