Pickup van driver killed, 5 injured in road crash
A head-on collision between a bus and a pickup van in Sadar upazila of Gopalganj on Sunday morning left the latter vehicle's driver dead and five other injured.
Deceased Parvej Sheikh was the son of Mokhlech Seikh, hailed from Gopalkathi village under Sadar upazila of Bagerhat.
Sadar Police Station officer in-charge Monirul Islam said the two vehicles collided head-on and both plunged into roadside ditch in Dattadanga area around 7:30am, leaving six injured.
Being informed, Police and Fire Service and Civil Defence members rescued the injured from the spot and sent them to Gopalganj 250-bed General Hospital.
Around 11:00am, pickup van driver Parvej succumbed to his injuries at the hospital, the OC added.
The body was handed over to the family.
The injured were released from the hospital after they were given first aid.