A pedestrian was killed and 20 passengers were injured when the bus in which they were travelling, hit a tree before plunging into a roadside ditch in Kolaroa upazila on Satkhira-Jessore highway on Wednesday morning.
The deceased was identified as Rakesh, 11, son of Bishnupad, hailing from Rampur Dholda village of Sharsha upazila.
According to witnesses, the teenage boy, who was walking along the road, was hit by the bus and died on the spot.
The 20 injured passengers were rushed to different local clinics.
Tipped-off, police recovered the body and sent it to morgue for an autopsy, reports a news agency.
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