6 killed as truck hits parked bus in Tangail
Published: 09:52 AM, 4 December 2020 Updated: 03:46 PM, 4 December 2020
The bus involved in the accident is being rescued
Six people were killed in a road accident at Mirzapur upazila in Tangail.
The accident took place when a truck hit a parked bus in the Kurni area of the upazila at around 7:00 am on Friday.
Mirzapur Police Station OC Sayedur Rahman confirmed the deaths of four people at the spot and two more at the hospital.
Gorai Highway Police OC Mozaffar Hossain and Police Sergeant Md. Rubaiyat Hossain said four people died at the spot and two more at the hospital. Five more people are undergoing treatment at Kumudini hospital.
According to eyewitnesses and police, a passenger bus of Seba Classic Paribahan leaving from Rangpur was out of whack in the Kurni area of Mirzapur upazila. The bus was later parked on the side of the road for repairs. At around 7:00 am, a vegetable-laden truck heading to Dhaka hit the bus. Four people were killed on the spot. Two more died later when they were taken to hospital.