Driver killed in Bogura bus accident


A bus driver was killed when the vehicle collided with another bus on Dhaka-Bogura Highway in Sherpur upazila of Bogura Thursday (June 6).

At least 20 persons were injured. Of them 18 were admitted to Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital (SZMC). Some of them are in critical condition.

Sherpur Fire Service and Civil Defence Station officer Md Ratan Hossain confirmed the matter to Banglanews.

A Dhaka-bound bus of Opu Enterprise and a Bogura-bound bus of Korotoa service collided face-to-face and both had overturned, in front of Mohipur Cattle & Animal Development Farm, around 12pm.

The deceased bus driver of Kortoa service was identified as Shahidul Islam, 35, a resident of Kafura village of Sherpur.

Driver and helper of Opu Enterprise went into hiding, said Nondigram-Kundarhat Highway Police Outpost Sub-Inspector (SI) Kajal Noandi.

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