Two people were killed and two others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a human hauler (locally known as Tomtom) in Balukhali area in Ukhia upazila of Cox’s Bazar on Tuesday morning.
The deceased were identified as Monir Ahmmad, 22, son of Abdur Rahim, hailing from Ghumdhum Noapara in Naikhongchari upazila and easy bike driver Jafar Alam, 28, son of Prokash Abuilla from Palangkhali Bat Tali area of the upazila.The passenger bus of Teknaf-bound ‘St. Martin's Service’ collided with the human hauler carrying the victims on Cox's Bazar-Teknaf road at 8:30 am, leaving the duo dead on the spot and its two passengers injured, Maruf Rahman, inspector of Ukhia Shahpuri highway police, said.
Among the injured, Khairul Bashar Babul, 32, son of late Maqbul Sobhan of Noapara, was sent to Chittagong as his condition was critical. The other injured was admitted to Red Crescent Hospital.