Female ophthalmologist killed in city road crash

Published : 04 Dec 2018, 12:32

Jagoroniya Desk

A female ophthalmologist (eye 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 Dr Akhter Jahan Ruma, 28, was an opthamologist working at an eye hospital in Osmaninagar of Sylhet.

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, said Hanif, an eyewitness.

Later, the injured were rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where the duty doctors declared Ruma dead around 5:15 am, said Sub-inspector Bacchu Miah of DMCH police outpost.

Ruma came to Dhaka to attend an interview at ‘Shyamoli Eye Hospital’, said the witness.

Source: unb

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