Two killed, 15 injured as bus, truck crash head-on in Netrokona


At least two people were killed and 15 others injured when a bus collided head-on with a truck on the Netrokona-Mymensingh regional highway on Monday morning.

The deceased were identified as bus driver Sabuj Mia and supervisor Suhel Mia. The injured have been taken to Netrokona Adhunik Sadar Hospital and Mymensingh Medical College Hospital.

According to the police and local sources, bus driver Sabuj Mia was killed on the spot when a Dhaka-bound truck collided head-on with a Chattogram-bound passenger bus at around 5.30 am on Monday. Supervisor Suhel Mia, who was critically injured in the incident, died on the way to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital.

The bodies of the deceased are at the morgue of Netrokona Modern Sadar Hospital. Netrokona Fire Service Deputy Assistant Director Mamun Mia said the injured were rescued and sent to Netrokona Modern Hospital.

Netrokona Model Police Officer-in-Charge (OC) Khandaker Saker Ahmed said, two people were killed and 10-15 others were injured in the accident.