One had die and 20 injured of road accident
AA correspondent Rajshahiঃ A man was killed and 20 injured in a road accident near the puthia upazila highway Dhaka-bound bus passenger in Rajshahi. At least 9 of them are in serious condition. The injured were rescued and sent to local thana health center and Rajshahi Medical College Hospital. The incident occurred around 11am on Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Rabbi Hossain (29). Police confirmed that he was the driver of the truck. Witnesses told, a bus of National Travels carrying 30-35 passengers from Rajshahi left for Dhaka at around 10am. As the bus reached Puthia Filling Station in Puthia Sadar, a sand truck coming from opposite direction was coming towards Banswar Bazar. During the crossing, the truck lost control after pushing the back of the bus from behind.
On the other hand, the passenger bus hit the truck and hit the tree on a road side after losing control. At least 20 people were injured in this. At least 15 of them were rescued at the Puthia Police Station. After the truck driver Rabbi died 8-9 people were also seriously injured in the situation. Among them are passengers of the bus and Khwaja Yunus Ali Islami Medical College student and resident of Rajshahi city, Promi Khatun and Superintendent of Bus Shamsul Haque Apu. Immediately the names of others were not found. Puthia Police Station OC Hafizur Rahman said, “The injured were rushed to the hospital. The bus and the truck will be rescued and seized.