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Road AccidentFife road accident that claimed life of young child was a ‘tragedy waiting to happen’

Road Accident: At least two people were killed and five others injured when a bus overturned on the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway in Chandina upazila of Comilla Sunday morning.

The deceased are yet to be identified.

Molla Mohammad Shahin, additional superintendent of police (Comilla regional highway), confirmed the matter to Dhaka Tribune.

He said the incident took place in the morning when a Dhaka-bound coach of Himachal Paribahan overturned on the road while crossing Harikhola area of the upazila, leaving two people dead on the spot.

On information, police and firefighters went to the spot, rescued the injured, and took them to Chandina Upazila Health Complex.

A case was filed with Chandina police station over the incident.A police constable was killed while undergoing treatment at Chittagong Medical College and Hospital (CMCH) Sunday morning, reports BSS.

The deceased was identified as Rahul Barua, 22, police constable and son of Prakash Barua, hailed from no. 8 East Gujra Chadangaekheel of Raozan police station in Chittagong.

The cop was admitted at the hospital on Saturday evening after being in a road accident in front of the Cotton Development Board in Balaghata area of the district, said Shahidul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Bandarban Sadar police station.

Shahidul Islam said the accident occurred when Rahul lost control over the steering of his motorcycle in the area, leaving him critically injured.

Rahul was taken to CMCH where he succumbed to his injuries on Sunday, the OC said, adding “Two pedestrians were also injured in the incident.”A shocked local has claimed that a fatal road accident in Fife that cost the life of a three-year-old child was a tragedy waiting to happen after a spate of near misses at a pedestrian crossing.

The tragic youngster was knocked down by a blue Nissan Micra and suffered serious injuries in the heartbreaking incident next to the Day Today shop in Townhill, near Dunfermline, this morning.

The wee girl sadly passed away a short time later at the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy.

And a shop customer who witnessed the horrific aftermath said the accident happened in a split second after the child ran out of the Day Today store at a notorious crossing point.He said: “I arrived soon after it happened and saw a lassie giving mouth to mouth to the wee one.

“They said the little girl ran out of the shop when another customer came in and opened the door. It all happened so quickly, I don’t think anyone could have done anything about it.He said the road had a terrible reputation adding: “I don’t know about this accident but there have been lots of close calls on that crossing. There’s a bad blind corner and there have been lots of near misses.

“A wee while after the police left this afternoon a young lad was nearly hit.

“Something should really be done about it.”

The road was closed while police carried out a probe into the accident.

No one else was injured during the collision.Sergeant Stephen Quinn, of Road Policing East, said: “Our thoughts go out to the family of those involved with this tragic incident and I would ask that their privacy is respected at this time.

“Our enquiries continue into the exact circumstances surrounding the crash and we would ask that if anyone has any information that they contact officers.A man was killed in a firing incident in Saudabad late Monday. According to Saudabad Police Station SHO Shahjahan Lashari, the deceased, identified as Raj Muhammad, 30, sustained a bullet wound near the chest and the bullet penetrated through his body, while the attackers shot thrice at him. Police suspect that he was shot over personal enmity, but area locals claim that he was gunned down for resisting a robbery bid. According to them, Muhammad, who was a resident of Sahib Dad Goth and ran a car workshop and showroom, was carrying Rs400,000 when robbers accosted him and killed him for resisting their attempt to loot him. However, they fled without taking the money or any valuables, the area locals said. Police are further investigating the matter.A shocked local has claimed that a fatal road accident in Fife that cost the life of a three-year-old child was a tragedy waiting to happen after a spate of near misses at a pedestrian crossing.

The tragic youngster was knocked down by a blue Nissan Micra and suffered serious injuries in the heartbreaking incident next to the Day Today shop in Townhill, near Dunfermline, this morning.

The wee girl sadly passed away a short time later at the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy.

And a shop customer who witnessed the horrific aftermath said the accident happened in a split second after the child ran out of the Day Today store at a notorious crossing point.Heartbroken Danielle had recently announced that she was due to give birth to twins on Christmas Day and that Robyn was “super excited” about becoming a big sister.

“We will make sure her baby twins know about her and speak about her every day,” said Danielle in an emotional post on her Facebook page.“We are absolutely shattered into million pieces and there are absolutely no words to describe how we feel at this moment in time .

“Robyn was the best thing to ever happen to us. We were blessed with the most beautiful baby girl and we will forever remember her that way.

“Her sassy attitude made her into the little diva she is and I’m sure each of you will have a lovely story to tell of her.”

Robyn was a member of Starlet Dance Studio in Dunfermline and had worked hard to build up her dancing skills, winning trophies for her efforts.

Starlet Dance Studio said in a post: “Today Starlet Dance lost one of our special babies. We will miss a crazy amount Miss Robyn, you were so loved by all of us.”Robyn’s uncle Paul Marshall has launched a JustGiving crowdfunding page to raise funds for the funeral. Paul will be walking the West Highland Way this month in memory of his niece.

Sergeant Stephen Quinn said: “Our thoughts remain with the family of Robyn at this extremely difficult time.

“I wish to send my thanks to the emergency service crews and members of the public who assisted at the scene.”He said the road had a terrible reputation adding: “I don’t know about this accident but there have been lots of close calls on that crossing. There’s a bad blind corner and there have been lots of near misses.

“A wee while after the police left this afternoon a young lad was nearly hit.

“Something should really be done about it.”

The road was closed while police carried out a probe into the accident.

No one else was injured during the collision.

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