Passenger bus hits standing truck, 3 killed
Three people were killed when a passenger bus hit a truck standing on the Gopalganj road. Another 8 people were injured. The accident happened at Gopinathpur of Gopalganj Sadar Upazila on Dhaka-Khulna highway on Thursday (November 17).
The deceased are supervisor Ashiq and truck driver Sohag. The identity of the other deceased was not available.
Kashiani Upazila Bhatiapara Highway Police Inspector Abu Naeem. Mofazzel Haque said that a sand-laden truck was standing on the side of the road at a place called Gopinathpur of Gopalganj Sadar Upazila. At that time, a passenger bus of Imad Paribahan leaving from Dhaka to Tungipara hit the sand-laden truck from behind. This causes the front part of the bus to twist.
He said that 3 people including bus supervisor Ashiq (27) and truck driver Sohag (30) died on the spot. At least 8 other passengers were injured.