5 killed in bus-truck collision in Madaripur

Five people were killed in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck at Shibchar in Madaripur. The accident took place in Suryanagar area of ​​Shibchar upazila around 7:30 pm on Thursday (February 22) . It is said that several people were injured at this time.

According to the police and witnesses, a Hanif Paribahan bus leaving Dhaka in the evening was hit by a truck from behind in the Suryanagar area of ​​Shivchar on the Bangabandhu Expressway. Two passengers of the bus were killed on the spot. Two more passengers died on the way to the hospital. Several others were injured in this incident.

Meanwhile, Shivchar Highway Police and Fire Service personnel started the rescue operation after receiving the information. The injured were rescued and admitted to a local hospital.
Madaripur Fire Service Assistant Director Shafiqul Alam said that the rescue operation is going on.