3 killed in Faridpur road crash

Published: 08 Oct 2019   

Nagarkanda (Faridpur) Correspondent

Picture - Samakal

Three people were killed as a passenger bus hit a roadside tree in Nagardia area of Faridpur's Nagarkanda upazila on Dhaka-Khulna highway on Monday night.

The deceased were identified as Firoza Begum, 35, Liton Sheikh and Samad Sheikh.

Ataur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Bhanga Highway Police Station, said a Dhaka-bound bus of Golden Line Paribahan coming from Bagerhat hit a roadside tree as its driver lost control over the steering at around 11pm, leaving three people dead on the spot and 10 others injured.

On information, police and fire service personnel of nearby police and fire stations rushed to the spot and rescued the injured.

Later, they sent the injured to Faridpur Medical College Hospital and Bhanga Upazila Health Complex, he added.


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