2 killed as bus, pick-up collide in Habiganj

Sun Online Desk

27th September, 2020 03:03:52 printer

2 killed as bus, pick-up collide in Habiganj

A driver and a helper of a pick-up van were killed after their vehicle collided with a passenger bus on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj on Sunday morning.

The deceased were identified as driver Nurul Amin Niloy, 25, son of Dwin Islam, hailing from Chauddagram upazila of Cumilla and helper Sahabuddin Mia, 30, son of late Siddiqur Rahman.

The Sylhet-bound passenger bus of ‘Saudia Paribahan’ from Cox’s Bazar collided with the Dhaka-bound pick-up van from Sylhet in front of Star Ceramics Company, leaving van driver dead on the spot and its helper injured, said Mahabub Hasan, a sergeant of Shaistaganj Highway Police Station.

Later, locals took the injured to a hospital where duty doctor pronounced Sahabuddin dead, he said.