Bus-truck collision leaves 2 dead in Cox’s Bazar

Sun Online Desk

19th February, 2020 03:04:39 printer

Bus-truck collision leaves 2 dead in Cox’s Bazar

Two drivers were killed and 10 others injured in a head-on collision between a truck and a bus near Khutakhali Medakachopia National Garden of Chakoria upazila in Cox’s Bazar on Wednesday noon.

One of them deceased was identified as truck driver Mohammad Liton, 35, son of late Shahjahan, a resident of Charfashion upazila of Bhola.

Confirming the news, Morshedul Alam, in-charge of Malumghat Highway Police Outpost, said the stone-laden truck collided with the passengers bus of ‘Hanif Paribahan’ coming from opposite direction on Chattogram-Cox’s Bazar Highway at 12:00 pm, leaving driver of truck dead on the spot and 11 others injured. Later, driver of the bus succumbed to his injury on way to hospital.

The injured were taken to local hospital, he said.