Ten people have died in road accidents in Bogra, Habiganj, Jhenaidah and Gopalganj on Monday.
A truck driver, Abdul Karim, and his helper, Mokhlesur Rahman, died near Betgari Fatki bridge in Shajahanpur upazila of Bogra.
Ziaur Rahman, Rezaul Karim, and Majnu were also injured in the accident. The police and local fire service rescued the injured and took them to Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital in Bogra.
Shajahanpur police station OC Zia Latiful Islam said: “A truck en route to Dhaka from Bogra collided with another coming from Dhaka en route to Naogaon. Locals believe the accident occurred because the truck driver from Dhaka was drowsy. The roads remained blocked till the trucks were removed from the highway.”
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Five people have died in Gopalganj on Monday due to a head-on collison between two buses Dhaka Tribune
Five other people have died in a collision between a BRTC bus and Goldenline Paribahan in Chhagolchhira area under Moksudpur upazila near the Dhaka-Barisal highway of Gopalganj. At least 25 people were also injured in the same accident.
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Several others were injured in the road accident in Gopalganj on Monday Dhaka Tribune
The deceased are Abdul Sikdar, Kawser, and Munni Akhter. The other dead person's identity along with those injured are yet to be confirmed.
Faridpur Bhanga Highway police station OC Izazul Islam has confirmed that the three died on the spot and two others died while under treatment in Rajoir Upazila Health Complex.
Two people have died as a human hauler crashed into a ditch in the Sutki Bridge area under Baniachong upazila of Habiganj on Monday. At least ten people have been injured in the same accident, confirmed Baniachong police station OC Mozammel Haque.
One of the deceased, Hafiz Ullah, was a local union member. The other dead person's identity along with those injured are yet to be confirmed.
An elderly woman, Guru Rani, was ran over by a truck in Trimohoni area of Jhenaidah on Monday, confirmed Dakbangla police camp SI Abdul Kashem. The truck driver has been detained.