Sirajganj road crash leaves two dead

22 Jun 2018, 13:47

NTV Online

Sirajganj: Two people were killed and 23 others injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Bogra highway in Bhuiyanganti Bazar area in Raiganj upazila on Friday morning.

The deceased were identified as Jahir Uddin, 35, son of Nazim Uddin, and Abu Bakar Siddiq, 34, son of Abbas Ali, resident of Saidpur village in Thakurgaon district, reports the UNB.

Abdul Kader Zilani, officer-in-charge of Hatikumrul Highway Police Station, said that the Dhaka-bound ‘Mirpur Paribahan’ bus from Thakurgaon fell into the ditch around 10:30am after its driver lost control over the steering, leaving 25 people injured.

Later, the injured were rushed to Raiganj Upazila Health Complex where doctors declared the duo dead.