Two killed, 10 injured in bus-truck collision
Published: 10:28 AM, 23 May 2022 Updated: 02:19 PM, 23 May 2022
A bus driver and helper were killed and 10 others injured in a collision between a passenger bus and a truck at Challisha area of Netrokona Sadar Upazila.
The incident took place around 5:00 am on Monday (May 23) morning. The injured were later rescued and sent to Netrokona and Mymensingh Medical College Hospitals.
The deceased were identified as Sabuj Mia, a bus driver from Nandail area of Mymensingh and Sohel Mia, his associate of Dharmapasha in Sunamganj.
According to police and locals, a Netrokona-bound passenger bus from Chattogram collided head-on with rice-laden truck coming from the opposite direction around 5:15 am, leaving one dead on the spot. Besides, another died on the way to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital.
Al Mamun, deputy director of Netrokona Fire Service, said the body of a man was recovered from the spot while another died on the way to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital.