Three killed as bus falls into ditch in Manikganj
Published: 04:33 PM, 22 October 2020
Three people, including the driver, were killed and around 20 others were injured after a bus fell into a roadside ditch on the Hemayetpur-Singair-Manikganj regional road on Thursday.
The accident took place at around 2 pm in the Bakchar area of Singair upazila. The deceased were identified as bus driver Hridoy Hossain, bus passenger Anwara Begum and pedestrian Nikhil Sarkar.
Confirming the matter, Singair Police Station Inspector (Investigation) Abul Kalam said a Dhaka-bound passenger bus lost control and fell into a roadside ditch. Three people, including the driver, died on the spot.
The injured have been rescued and sent to different hospitals. The recovered bodies have been sent to Manikganj District Hospital Morgue, he added.