10 killed in road crashes

Staff Correspondent

26 March, 2020 12:00 AM printer

At least 10 people were killed and 35 others injured in separate road accidents across the country on Wednesday.

In Sherpur, four people were killed and 10 others injured when a bus collided head-on with a truck in Sherpur upazila of Bagura on Wednesday noon.

The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.

Sherpur fire station officer Ratan hossain said that all the victims were riding the truck loaded with salt.

The injured were taken to Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital in Bogura, he added.

In another incident, two youths were killed and 26 other were injured in separate three road accidents in Gopalganj on Tuesday night.

The accidents took place at Bijoypasha and Chandrodighulia under Gopalganj sadar upazila and Kashiani upazila.

One of the deceased was identified as Habibur Rahman at Tungipara upazila of the district.

The injured were sent to different hospitals.

In Rajshahi, a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on Rajshahi-Chapainawabganj highway at Bijoynagar in Godagari upazila left two people dead and 15 others injured.

The deceased were identified as Matiur Rahman, 35, son of Abdul Aziz of Tanore upazila, and Tutul, 36, son of Abul Quasem of Belpukur area in Sadar upazila.

Abdul Bari, in-charge of Premtali police camp, said the accident took place around 6:00am on Wednesday when the Chapainawabganj-bound bus turned turtle after the collision with the truck, leaving the duo dead on the and 15 other passengers injured.

In Kushtia, two people were killed and a number of people injured when a picnic bus hit a truck on Kushtia-Iswardi highway at Talbaria in Mirpur upazila.

The deceased were identified as Nabil Hossain, 38, driver of the truck and son of Obaidur Rahman, and Ibrahim Hossain, and his assistant of Magura district.

The accident took place around 7:30am on Wednesday when the Pabna-bound picnic bus from Kuakata hit the Narail-bound truck, leaving the truck driver and his assistant killed on the spot, said Abul Kalam, officer-in-charge of Mirpur Police Station.


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