Monday, 4 July, 2022

Man killed, 15 injured in Magura road crash

MAGURA: A former member of Bangladesh Army was killed and 15 people were injured in a collision between a bus and a truck in Magura sadar upazila Monday.

The deceased was identified as Abu Hanif, 61, of Jashore district.

The accident occurred when a bus collided head-on with a truck coming from the opposite direction on Magura-Jashore road in Katakhali Sheikhpara area, leaving Hanif dead on the spot, said Selim, sub-inspector (SI) of Magura Highway Police.

The injured were rushed to Magura Sadar Hospital, he added. “The driver and his assistants managed to flee.”

A complaint has been lodged at Magura police station.