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BAU teacher loses hand in road crash

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 9 October, 2021 12:00 AM
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A teacher of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) lost his hand when a speeding truck hit a bus at Phulpur upazila in Mymensingh on Thursday night.

The injured was identified as Hasan Morshed Ali, 35, an assistant professor of Faculty of Animal Husbandry of BAU.

Quoting locals, Phulpur Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Abdullah Al Mamun said “The teacher was travelling to his village by a bus of Adil Paribahan. When the bus reached Banshati area on Mymensingh-Sherpur road at around 8:00pm, a speeding truck from the opposite direction hit the bus while crossing, severing Hasan’s right hand in the process.”

After the incident, the Sherpur-bound bus driver fled the scene abandoning the bus in front of Nakla Upazila Health Complex in Sherpur,” OC added

Hasan Morshed was whisked off to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital (MMCH) from where he was referred to a private hospital in Dhaka on Friday.

On receiving information, police immediately recovered the severed hand from the spot and took it to MMCH.