2 killed as bus hits parked lorry
Published: 12:39 PM, 26 May 2021
Two people, including a bus driver and his assistant, killed when a bus lost its control and hit a parked lorry in Tangail.
The accident took place on Dhaka-Tangail highway at Bhatkura in Tangail Sadar Upazila on Tuesday night.
The deceased were identified as Momin, a bus driver of Delduar upazila in Tangail and Badhan, an assistant driver of the same upazila.
Tangail Sadar Police Station OC Mir Mosharraf Hossain said a Tangail-bound bus from Dhaka reached Bhatkura around 11 pm and hit a lorry that was parking alongside the road from behind. At that time, the bus overturned and fell into a ditch on the side of the road. The driver and his assistant were killed on the spot. Their bodies were later recovered, he added.