Couple crushed dead by bus in Cumilla
Published: 03:25 PM, 17 October 2021
Bus and autorickshaw that met with the accident
A couple was killed and 10 others were injured as a bus rammed an autorickshaw in Katajangal area of Mainamati in Cumilla's Burichang upazila.
The accident took place on the Cumilla-Sylhet regional highway on Saturday night.
The deceased were identified as Abu Saeed, 50, of Ratnabati village under Cumilla Adarsh Sadar upazila and his wife Rumi Akter.
Mainamati Crossing Highway Police OC Md Anisur Rahman said a Companiganj-bound bus of Tisha Golden Paribahan from Dhaka hit an autorickshaw from behind when it reached Katajangal area of Mainamati, leaving the couple dead on the spot. Besides, 10 passengers of the bus and autorickshaw were injured.
The OC further said that the injured have been admitted to the hospital. The bodies were brought to two morgues and two vehicles involved in the accident were brought to the police station.