15 injured after marriage party bus falls into ditch
Published: 04:18 PM, 4 October 2021
15 injured after marriage party bus falls into ditch; Photo: Daily Bangladesh
At least 15 people were injured when a bus carrying brides fell into a ditch at Kodda Rail Crossing on Akhaura-Sultanpur road in Brahmanbaria Sadar Upazila on Monday.
The injured have been treated at Akhaura Upazila Health Complex. Everyone is out of danger said police sources.
Police and eyewitnesses said that a local bus named Diganta Paribahan carrying a wedding party was coming from Brahmanbaria to Gazirbazar area of Dakshin Union of Akhaura Upazila around 10 am on Monday. On the way, the bus lost control and fell into a roadside ditch while trying to give way to a CNG autorickshaw coming from the opposite direction at Kodda Rail Crossing area of Sultanpur-Akhaura road. Leaving at least 15 wedding party members injured. Later, the locals rescued the injured and sent them to Akhaura Upazila Health Complex.
Confirming the incident, Brahmanbaria Sadar Police Station OC Mohammad Emranul Islam said being informed police rushed to the spot in the morning and rescued the injured, and sent them to a local hospital for treatment.