6 crushed dead by bus in early morning Gaibandha road crash...

Dhaka, Wednesday   19 January 2022

6 crushed dead by bus in early morning Gaibandha road crash

 Gaibandha Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:55 AM, 19 November 2021   Updated: 06:28 PM, 19 November 2021

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Six passengers of an autorickshaw were killed when a bus crushed them in Gobindaganj upazila of Gabandha.

The accident took place around 7 am at the Bakachar area on Dhaka-Rangpur Highway of the upazila on Friday.

Gobindaganj highway police station OC Khairul Bashar confirmed the matter of the accident.

Citing locals, Gobindaganj fire service personnel Nur-e-Alam said the night coach of Hanif Paribahan from Dhaka reached the Bakachar area and crushed the battery-powered autorickshaw coming from the opposite direction. Upon receiving the news, the fire service and police went to the spot and found the three dead. After rescuing the rest of the injured and taking them to Gobindaganj Upazila Health Complex, another three died one by one.

He added that three more people, including pedestrians and bus passengers, were injured in the accident. The bus driver and his assistant “escaped immediately” after the incident.