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3 killed in Faridpur road accident

  • Published at 10:54 am November 26th, 2019
Acc-Road Accident

12 others have been injured in the incident

At least three people, including a woman, have been killed and 12 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck in Bhanga upazila of Faridpur. 

The accident took place in Purba Sadardi area around 8:20am on Tuesday.

Identities of the victims could not be known immediately.

Bhanga highway police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md Ataur Rahman confirmed that a truck collided with a Dhaka-bound bus of Chandra Paribahan, leaving two people, including the bus driver, dead on the spot.

Another died on way to Bhanga Upazila Health Complex, he said.

Among the injured, two were discharged after being provided with primary treatment at Bhanga Upazila Health Complex, while six others were admitted to the health complex.

Four others were sent to Faridpur Medical College and Hospital.

Quoting a betel trader, who was travelling in the truck, the police official said the truck driver fell asleep during the accident.

"However, the driver fled the scene soon after the incident," he added.