Two die in Barisal road crash

Published: March 17, 2018 21:25:54 | Updated: March 18, 2018 14:09:18

Two people, including a college boy, died in a head-on collision between a bus and a motorcycle in Barisal on Saturday.

Another was also injured in the accident that occurred on Dhaka-Barisal highway in front of divisional commissioner's office in Barisal.

The deceased were identified as Ashique, 26, son of Rafiqul Islam of Wazirpur upazila and also a first-year student of Guthia Ideal College, and Mim, 26, son of Humayun Kabir of Ruhiya area here.

The injured Faruk Hossain, son of Ayen Ali of Guthia area of the upazila, was admitted to Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital.

Barisal Airport Police Station officer-in-charge (investigation) AR Mukul said that the accident took place when a Barisal-bound bus collided head-on with a motorbike, leaving one dead on the spot and two others injured critically.

Later, another died while undergoing treatment, said Dr Mahbub of the hospital.

According to UNB, police seized the killer bus but its driver managed to flee the scene, the OC added.

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