Auto-rickshaw driver killed as bus hits vehicle
An auto-rickshaw driver has been killed as a bus hit the vehicle at Singair upazila in Manikganj district on Tuesday morning.
The accident took place on the Dhaka-Aricha highway in Kitingchar area around 9:00am that also left 15 passengers of both vehicles injured.
The deceased was identified as the auto-rickshaw driver Shah Alam, a resident of Singair municipality area.
Singair Police Station officer in-charge Md Rakibuzzaman said a Dhaka-bound bus of Shuktara Paribahan fell into a roadside ditch after hitting an auto-rickshaw, leaving the auto-rickshaw driver dead on the spot and 15 passengers of both vehicles injured.
The injured were rescued and sent to different hospitals, he added.