At least nine people were injured in a road accident after a bus lost control at the airport road in Kurmitola of Dhaka on Friday midnight.
The injured persons could not be identified immediately. They were rushed to Kurmitola General Hospital.
"A Gazipur-bound Balaka Paribahan bus lost control and hit a pillar and island under the Shawra Bazar foot-over bridge. The roof of the bus went flying to hit a private car on the side," an official of Khilkhet Police Station said.
The official said that the injured passengers of the bus and driver of the car were immediately rescued and taken to the Kurmitola General Hospital.
The official also said that doctors at the hospital declared the injured persons to be out of danger. The rest were treated with first aid.
Vehicular movement towards the airport was halted for half an hour due to the accident.