Thursday, 30 June, 2022

Two killed as bus collides with truck in Netrakona

NETRAKONA: Two people were killed and 25 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on Mymensingh regional road in the district on Monday.

The deceased were identified as bus driver Sabuj Miah and supervisor Sohel Miah.

The accident occurred when a Chattogram-bound bus collided head-on with a paddy-laden truck in Challisha area around 5am, leaving the bus driver dead on spot, said Zahurul Islam, sub-inspector (SI) of Netrakona Model police station.

The bus supervisor succumbed to his injuries on the way to Mymensingh Medical College and Hospital (MMCH).

The injured are undergoing treatment at Netrakona Adhunik Sadar Hospital and MMCH, said Mamun Mia, deputy assistant director of Netrakona Fire Service.

The bodies were sent to Adhunik Sadar Hospital morgue, said SI Zahirul.

Traffic on Netrakona-Mymensingh road remained suspended for two hours after the accident, he added.