3 dead, 10 injured in Dinajpur bus-pickup van collision
Three people were killed in a road accident on the Rangpur-Dinajpur highway at Kaharol upazila in Dinajpur district on Monday evening.
The accident took place at Dashmail Textile crossing bazaar area at around 6 pm.
The deceased were identified as Foyzar Rahman, 42, son of late Abdul Karim, Mustafizur Rahman, 38, son of Liakat Ali, Sohanur Rahman Sohan, 32, son of Shamsur Rahma, all of them were resident of Sathnala village under Chirirbandar upazila of the district.
According to locals, a BTRC bus was going towards Thakurgaon. When it reached Dashmail Textile crossing bazaar area, a pick-up van crashed into the bus from the opposite direction, leaving three people dead on the spot and 10 others critically injured.
Locals rushed the injured to M Abdur Rahim Medical College Hospital and local clinics.
Dashmail Highway Police Station sub-inspector Saiful Islam confirmed the matter.