A nurse was killed and motorcycle driver injured in a road accident on way to hospital at Ishwardi upazila in Pabna district on Thursday.
The accident occurred at about 6:30 am at Ishwardi Girls School and College intersection on Airport Road.
The deceased was identified as Rozina Akter Rozi, 37, daughter of Afzal Malitha, a resident of Arambaria village under Sanra union in the upazila. She was a senior nurse at Alo General Hospital in the Ishwarditown.
Sanra UP member Aslam Uddin said Rozi was going to the hospital riding on a motorcycle from her home for an emergency delivery of a pregnant woman around 6:00 am. The pregnant woman’s husband Solaiman sat behind the nurse on the bike.
On the way, the motorcycle lost control and collided with an electric pole. Rozina died on the spot and Solaiman was injured. Later, fire service personnel recovered the body from the spot.
Investigation officer of Ishwardi Police Station Basri confirmed the incident.