Friday, 9 June, 2023

20 injured in Chapainawabganj road accident

Twenty students of a coaching centre were injured as their picnic bus plunged into a roadside ditch in Powel village area under Chapainawabganj sadar upazila this morning.

 Officer in Charge (OC) of Chapainawabganj sadar model thana Sajjad Hossain said a picnic bus carrying about 70 students of Genius Coaching Centre of Dadanchak area under Shibganj upazila in thr district was going to Swapnopalli picnic spot in Nachole upazila. Suddenly a tyre of the bus punctured and the bus plunged into a roadside ditch around 9.30 am.

 All the injured were rushed to the Chapainawabganj Sadar Hospital. Two of them were identified as the helper of the bus Apu and elder brother of a student Dulal were rushed to the Rajshahi Medical College Hospital, he added.