A motorcyclist named Ziaur Rahman Zia (40) died after being crushed by the wheel of a truck in Birganj upazila of Dinajpur. The accident took place on Sunday night (May 30) on the Dhaka-Panchagarh highway in front of the Shalbagan check post in Birganj upazila.
The deceased was identified as Ziaur Rahman, son of late Hasan Ali of Jagannathpur Dhepikura village in Kaharol upazila of the district. His wife Ishmat Ara is a lecturer in the Department of Islamic History and Culture at Birganj Government College.
Birganj Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Abdul Matin Pradhan said a truck coming from the opposite direction on his way to Birganj from Dinajpur crushed him and fled. Ziaur Rahman died on the spot.
After receiving the news, the body of the deceased was recovered from the spot. Abdur Rahim has been sent to Medical College Hospital Morgue. An unnatural death case has been filed with Birganj police station in this regard.