The deceased was identified as Abdul Monaf, 30, hailing from Cox’s Bazar district, said Highway Police sources.
Highway Police’s Patiya Outpost In-Charge (IC) Sergeant Zillur Rahim said the accident took place at Ujirpur on the Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar Highway when a microbus carrying five persons collided head-on with a passenger bus of Soudia Paribahan at around 1pm.
Monaf, the microbus driver died on the spot and others were critically injured, said the IC. He added that the injured were sent to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH).
The injured admitted at CMCH are—Anwara Begum, 35, Bikash, 28 Rojina, 18 and Masud.