1 killed, another hurt as truck hits vans

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A man died while another was injured after a truck hit their rickshaw vans on Bailey Road in the capital.  

The incident happened around 4:00am yesterday when they were delivering eggs to a shop in Keraniganj from a wholesale market in Tejgaon.

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Quoting witnesses, Firoz Ahmed, owner of an egg shop in the market, said a truck of a cement factory hit the vans from behind, leaving Nure Alam, 40, and Tuhin Hossain, 38, injured.

Pedestrians took them to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, where Alam died around 7:00am. Tuhin broke his leg and was undergoing treatment at the hospital, he said. 

Mohaiminul Hasan, a sub-inspector of Ramna Police Station, said they seized the truck, but the driver managed to flee.

Father of a six-year-old daughter, Alam used to live beside the wholesale market along with his family. The family took the body to their village home in Dinajpur for burial.

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