Bus-truck collision leaves one dead in Gaibandha

15 June, 2019 12:00 AM printer

GAIBANDHA: A man was killed and ten others were injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on Dhaka-Rangpur highway at Chapriganj in Gobindaganj upazila early Friday, reports UNB.

The deceased was identified as Shafiqul Islam, 28, a bus helper and son of Saifullah of Kagkathi village in Razarhat upazila of Kurigram district.

The accident took place in the area around 5:30 am when a Dhaka-bound Tomato-laden truck collided with a Kurigram-bound bus leaving the bus helper dead on the spot and ten others injured, said Mehedi Hasan, OC of Gobindaganj Police Station.

On information, two firefighting units rushed in and sent the injured to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital.