Bus, truck collide head-on in Rangpur, killing two

Published: October 28, 2019 12:21:13 | Updated: November 04, 2019 11:11:56

Two people were killed and another was injured after a bus and a truck collided head-on at Boldipakur on Rangpur–Dhaka Highway in Mithapakur Upazila of Rangpur district on early Monday.

The deceased were identified as truck driver Rafiqul Islam, 19, and his assistant Sabu Mia, 18, of Krishnapur village of the upazila, reports a news agency.

Moazzem Hossain, Borodarga Highway police in-charge, said a Dhaka-bound passenger bus of Nabil Paribahan collided head-on with a wood-laden truck, leaving the truck driver and his helper dead on the spot.

The injured was admitted to Mithapakur Upazila Health Complex, he added.

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