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20 hurt as bus overturns in Rajbari

Published : Monday, 13 May, 2024 at 6:17 PM  Count : 451

20 hurt as bus overturns in Rajbari

20 hurt as bus overturns in Rajbari

At least 20 passengers were injured after a bus overturned into a roadside ditch in Rajbari Sadar upazila on Monday morning.

The accident took place around 9.30am on the Daulatdia-Cumilla regional highway at Kallyanpur area in the upazila.
According to locals, the with 35-40 passengers was heading towards Daulatdia from Kushtia. On the way, the driver of the bus lost control over the steering of the vehicle when he tried to overtake a van and overturned into the ditch. 20 passengers of the bus were critically injured at that time.

Locals rescued them and sent them to Rajbari Sadar Hospital for treatment, they said.

Confirming the matter, nursing supervisor of the hospital Abdullah Al Mamun said that among the injured, four were admitted at the hospital as their condition was critical and the rest of others were released after given firs aid.

Ahladipur Highway Police Station sergeant Mahmud-un-Nabi said the driver and helper of the vehicle escaped from the scene soon after the accident and process is underway to take the bus under police custody.


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