One killed in Rangpur road crash

Sun Online Desk

17th August, 2019 11:22:17 printer

One killed in Rangpur road crash

A person was killed and 30 others injured when a passenger bus plunged into a roadside ditch at Manthona Gangahari area of Hajihat in Rangpur on Friday night.

The identity of the deceased and the injured could not be known yet.

Confirming the news Mostafizur Rahman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Hajirhat police station said that the accident took place at 11:00 pm when a Dhaka-bound bus of Kanti Paribahan from Panchagarh plunged into a roadside ditch as its driver lost control over the steering at the area, leaving them injured.

After the accident, on information, police and fire service personnel rushed to the spot and rescued the injured passengers and admitted them to Rangpur Medical College Hospital where duty doctor declared one of them dead.