The accident took place at Shantirhat area under Patiya upazila around 11:15am on Friday
Three people were killed and five others injured following a collision between two buses on the Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar Highway in Chittagong.
The accident took place at Shantirhat area under Patiya upazila around 11:15am on Friday.
The deceased were identified as Omar Faruque, 40 and ASM Zahed Hossain, 41 and Nigar Sultana, 32.
Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Alauddin Talukdar of Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) police outpost said that the on-duty doctor declared Omar and Zahed dead upon arrival.
Authorities of Park View Hospital, a privately-run hospital in the port city, informed that the on-duty doctor declared Nigar Sultana dead upon arrival.
Inspector Bimol Bhowmik of Highway Police told the Dhaka Tribune that the accident occurred when a bus of Shyamoli Paribahan collided with a local passenger bus.
“The deceased and the injured were all passengers of the local bus,” said the police official.