One killed in Rajshahi road crash

A person was killed in a road accident near Kalitola Bridge in Mohanpur Upazila of Rajshahi on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as Monsur Ali (54), an official of the Bangladesh Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (BCSIR).

Monsur Ali used to work for BCSIR in Rajshahi town.

SM Masud Pervez, Officer-in-Charge of Mohanpur Police Station, said that Monsur was headed to his hometown Naogaon for Eid on early Friday when his car crashed into a roadside tree near Kalitola Bridge in Mohanpur Upazila.

Locals rushed Ali and his driver Shariat Hossain to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital where doctors declared Ali dead.

Meanwhile, Shariat is still admitted at the hospital.

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