5227 killed in road accidents in 2019: Nischa

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Dhaka, Jan 04: As many as 5227 people were killed and 6953 others injured in 4702 road accidents across the country last year, Nirapad Sarak Chai (Nischa) said on Saturday.Besides, 198 people were killed and 347 others injured in 162 train accidents. 64 people were killed and 157 others injured in 30 waterway accidents.

Noted actor and Nischa founder Ilias Kanchan published the report at a press conference at Jatiya Press Club at 11am on Saturday.

The report was compiled based on reports published in six national dailies, online portals, TV channels and branches of Nirapad Sarak Chai.