Patient among 5 killed as truck hits ambulance
Published: 03:41 PM, 3 November 2020 Updated: 04:33 PM, 3 November 2020
Five people including a patient were killed and one other was injured in a collision between a truck and an ambulance at Bittipara in Kushtia on Tuesday.
The accident took place at Laxmipur-Niyat intersection of Bittipara on the Kushtia-Jhenaidah highway this afternoon.
All the deceased were passengers of the ambulance. However, the details about them could not be known immediately.
Confirming the information, SI Abdur Rahman of Islamic University (IU) police station said that the Jhenaidah-bound ambulance from Kushtia collided with the truck at Laxmipur-Niyat intersection. Five passengers of the ambulance along with the patient were killed on the spot. Four of them are men and one is a woman.
Besides, one seriously injured person has been taken to Kushtia General Hospital. Fire service and police are conducting rescue operations.