Road accident: Bus falls into ditch, injures 28

Sun Online Desk

15th April, 2019 10:48:36 printer

Road accident: Bus falls into ditch, injures 28

At least 28 people were injured when a Rangpur-bound passenger bus overturned and fell into a ditch at Gobindaganj of Gaibandha on Monday morning.

The name of the injured persons could not be known yet.

Talking to journalist, officer-in-charge of Gobindaganj Highway Police Station Akhteruzzaman said, “A Rangpur-bound bus named Karnaphuli Express from Dhaka plunged into a roadside ditch after the driver lost control over the steering at Boalia area (Gobindaganj) on Dhaka-Rangpur Highway."

"Some 28 passengers of the bus were injured. Being informed, police team and fire service workers rushed to spot immediately and started a rescue operation,” the OC said. 

Dr Hedayetul Islam, emergency medical officer of Gobindaganj upazila health complex said the injured passengers were brought here for treatment. Some 11 out of 28 passenger were later shifted to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital.