Van driver dies in Khulna road mishap

Published: June 09, 2019 12:02:32 | Updated: June 12, 2019 13:49:43

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A pick-up van driver was killed and seven others were injured when a bus collided head-on with the pick-up van on Khulna-Satkhira Highway at Baniakhali in Dumuria upazila of Khulna on Sunday.

The deceased was identified as Sheikh Emdadul Islam, 40, son of Sheikh Kiamuddin of Fakirhat upazila of Bagerhat.

Aminul Islam, officer-in-charge of Dumuria Police Station, said that the accident took place around 9am.

A Khulna-bound bus from Koyra hit the fish-laden pick-up van coming from opposite direction, killing the pick-up van driver on the spot and injuring seven others, UNB reported.

The collision took place when the bus was trying to give space to a motorcycle.

The injured were taken to Khulna Medical College Hospital. Police recovered the body and sent it to KMCH.

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