Bustruck collision kills 3 in Madaripur

first_imgThree people were killed and 15 others injured following a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on Dhaka-Barisal highway in Rajoir upazila on Sunday.Two of the deceased were identified as Shuvo Ghosh, 22, son of Swapan Kumar Ghosh of Sariakandi upazila in Bogra district and Saidur Rahman Khan, 40, son of Mahiuddin Khan of Gouranadi upazila in Barisal.Police and locals said the accident took place around 8:30am as the Dhaka-bound bus collided with the mango-laden truck on the highway at Kamaldi, leaving two bus passengers dead on the spot and 16 others injured.Of the injured, one died on the way to hospital.The other injured were taken to Rajoir Upazila Health Complex and Madaripur Sadar Hospital, said officer-in-Charge of Rajoir police station Kamrul Hasan.Traffic movement on the highway remained halted for two hours following the accident.last_img

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