Pregnant woman dies in Barguna road crash

Our Correspondent

3 February, 2021 12:00 AM printer

BARGUNA: A pregnant woman died and three persons including two children and an elderly woman received injuries in a road accident in Amtali upazila of the district on Tuesday.

Deceased Rehana Begum was the wife of Afzal Hossain Bepari of Kalibari village under Chaora union.

Rehana’s four-year-old daughter Ria Moni, and two relatives Piyara Begum, 60, and Khadiza Akhter, 5, also received injuries in the accident.

All the deceased and injured were sitting on the engine box of a Patuakhali-bound bus of Meheli Paribahan.

They fell down on the road from the bus when another but hit it around 11am.

Rehana died on the spot being crushed by a vehicle.

The injured were admitted to Patuakhali Medical College Hospital.

Amtali police station officer-in-charge (OC) M Shah Alam said the bus was seized.