4 killed in bus-truck collision in Rajbari


At least four people were killed and 15 others were injured in a collision between a bus and a truck in Rajbari sadar upazila on Saturday.

One of the deceased was identified as Asma Khatun Dolly, daughter of Abdul Majed of Satkhira while identities of three others could not be known yet.

The accident took place on the Rajbari-Faridpur Highway at the Aladipur intersection at about 9:30 am, said officer-in-charge (OC) of Rajbari Sadar Police Station Swapon Kumar Mazumder.

A truck coming from opposite direction hit the bus of Green Bangla Paribahan, leaving four of the passengers dead on the spot.

The injured people were admitted to Rajbari Sadar Hospital, two of them were shifted to Faridpur Medical College Hospital later.Kazi Keramat Ali, MP of Rajbari-1, and Deputy Commissioner Md Shwakat Ali visited the spot soon after the incident. 

The drivers of the bus and the truck went into hiding, said the OC.