Two passers-by killed in Jessore road crash
Published: 18 Oct 2019 Updated: 18 Oct 2019
Nawapara (Jessore) Correspondent
Two passers-by were killed as a passenger bus hit them at Noapara in Jessore on Friday morning.
The accident took place at Noapara Jafarpur Milepoint on Jessore-Khulna Highway around 6.15 am.
The deceased were identified as Golam Nabi, 80, of Jafarpur village of Noapara and Jochna Begum (40), wife of Selim Molla of Jamira village of Fultala upazila of Khulna, said Nawapara Highway Police Station SI Omar Faruk.
On receiving the news of the accident, the Noapara Fire Service reached the spot and recovered two bodies.
The driver and helper of the bus fled the scene when the police seized the bus.
Omar Faruk said the bus hit the two passers-by as its driver lost control over the steering, leaving them dead on the spot. A case was filed in this regard.