2 killed in bus-lorry collision; 4 injured

The Report Desk

Published: February 24, 2024, 04:16 PM

2 killed in bus-lorry collision; 4 injured

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Two people were killed and four injured in a collision between a bus and a lorry in Palash upazila of Narsingdi earlier today.

According to police and locals, an Ena Paribahan passenger bus going for Dhaka collided head-on with a lorry at 4:00 a.m., killing both drivers on the spot. 

According to police, one of the deceased is Shahid Mia, 41, the bus driver. The identity of the truck driver could not be determined immediately.

"On information, we rushed to the spot and rescued the injured and sent them to different local hospitals including Narsingdi Sadar Hospital. However, their identities could not be ascertained," said Papon Chandra Dey, sub-inspector of Palash Police Station.

After the accident, there was a long traffic gridlock on both sides of the road from dawn to around 7:30 a.m., according to Md Jasim Uddin, investigative officer at Palash Police Station.

The vehicles were seized, and the deceased were sent to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital‍‍`s morgue for autopsy, said the SI. 

Traffic movement was brought back to normal by removing the vehicles from the road, he added. 


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