2 killed in Gopalganj road crash

08 Apr 2018, 13:49

NTV Online

Gopalganj: Two passengers were killed and 25 others injured as a bus overturned on the Dhaka-Khulna Highway at Gopnathpur in Sadar upazila of Gopalganj on Sunday morning.

The deceased are Ashikur Rahman Reza, student of semester I of Food Technology department in Gopalganj Polytechnic Institute and retired policeman Ruku Molla, in his sixties, resident of Boalia village in Sadar upazila.

The accident took place when a Gopalganj-bound bus overturned on the highway after being hit by a brick-laden truck around 9:00am, leaving Reza dead on the spot, said Md Monirul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station.

Later, Ruku was declared dead after he was taken to a nearby hospital, said the OC.