Man killed,17 injured in road accident
A man was killed and 17 others were injured in a road accident in Sadar upazila of Thakurgaon district on Thursday morning.
The identity of the deceased could not be known yet.
Mofida Rahman, station officer of Thakurgaon Fire Service and Civil Defense, confirmed the matter.
A speeding bus of 'Hanif Paribahan' hit hard a roadside tree after its driver lost control over the steering in Hazir Mor area on the Dhaka-Thakurgaon highway, leaving a passenger dead on the spot and 17 others injured, the official said.
On information, fire service personnel rescued the injured and took them to Thakurgaon Sadar Hospital.