6 killed in Chuadanga road accident
Six persons were killed when a bus hit two human haulers and rammed into a rickshaw van in Sadar upazila of Chuadanga on Saturday morning.
Nine others were also injured in the accident that took place around 7am at Sorojganj Bazar on the Chuadanga-Jhenidah Road.
The deceased were identified as Shoag Ali, 25, Sharif Ali, 30, Raju Ahmed ,45, Kalu,40, Milon ,40, and Seri Sashthi,42. All are resident of the upazila.
Quoting locals Fire Service and Civil Defence deputy director Abdus Salam said a Chuadanga-bound bus of 'Royal Paribahan' hit human haulers and smashed a rickshaw van from behind this morning, leaving six dead on the scene and nine injured.
The injured were admitted to Chuadanga Sadar Hospital.
Abdus Salam said the bodies were sent to the hospital morgue. Primarily, it is suspected that reckless bus driving was behind the accident, he added.