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2 killed in Jashore road accident


Published : 12 Mar 2021 08:58 PM

Two killed and Five people were injured after an Easy Bike collided head on with a Jashore bound Bus at Bhanga gate area in Avoinagor Upazila of Jashore district on Friday morning.

The injured passengers were taken to Avoinagor Upazila Health Complex first, but as their condition deteriorated, four of the injured were sent to Khulna Medical College Hospital.

The deceased were identified as Shahidul Islam of Mosharhati village under Abhaynagar upazila and another Abdul was the coal worker of the Upazila.

Abhaynagar Highway Police Station OC Mahmud Alam said, “Rupsha Paribahan, which left Khulna at around 9:30 am on Friday, collided with an Easy Bike full of passengers at Bhanga gate area. Two of the passengers were killed on the spot and five were seriously injured.  

Upon receiving the news, police went to the spot and rescued 7 people including the driver of the easy bike and took them to the Upazila Health Complex,” he added.

Meanwhile, Faria Rahman, a doctor at the emergency department of Abhaynagar Upazila Health Complex, said two killed on the spot five have been referred to Khulna Medical College Hospital.