Staff Reporter: A student named Pranth Hasan was killed when he was hit by a private vehicle in the ECB premises area of the capital’s Mirpur. Pranth is a 10th class student of Adamjee Cantonment School and College. After the incident, his classmates took a position on the road in the area and stopped the traffic for some time.
Cantonment Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Kazi Shahan Haque said the accident took place around 9 pm on Thursday. He said in the first light, a reckless speeding private car hit a pedestrian before climbing the Kalshi flyover. When people chased the car, it tried to flee at high speed through the flyover. He died on the spot when the edge of the flyover was crushed. Locals seized the car. However, the driver escaped.
He lived with his family in Manikdi area of Pranta Rajdhani. His father’s name was Mostafa Kamal.
Meanwhile, his classmates in the vicinity of the area blocked the road after receiving the news of Prantra’s death. This caused a huge traffic jam in the area. Later, when the police came and assured to arrest the driver, they left the road. At present, the traffic on that road is normal.