Truck plunges into ditch; driver killed
A truck driver was killed when the vehicle fell into a roadside ditch in Amtali upazila of Barguna district on Wednesday morning.
The deceased was identified as Sohag, 35, son of Ali Hossain, a resident of Malanga area under Kotwali Police Station of Jashore district.
Amtali Fire Service and Civil Defence station officer Md Shahadat Hossain said the rod-laden truck plunged into a roadside ditch after its driver lost control over the steering in Patuakhali-Kuakata highway, leaving Sohag dead on the spot and his assistant critically injured.
The injured was sent to Barisal Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital, he added.