Female doctor killed in Dhaka road crash

Kalerkantho Online   

4 December, 2018 11:32 AM

Female doctor killed in Dhaka road crash

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A female doctor was killed in a road crash when a bus hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw carrying her in city’s Bijay Sarani area early Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as-- Dr Akhter Jahan Ruma, 28, was an ophthalmologist working at an eye hospital in Osmaninagar of Sylhet.

Confirming the news, Tejgaon Police station Officer-in-Charge Minhaz Uddin said: "The accident took place around 4:45 am when a bus of ‘Green-line’ Paribahan hit the auto-rickshaw, leaving Ruma and the auto-rickshaw driver critically injured." 

"Later, the injured were rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where the duty doctors declared Ruma dead around 5:15 am," he added.

Ruma came to Dhaka to attend an interview.