Two killed in Dhaka-Mawa Highway road accident

At least two people including a woman were killed and 10 others injured as a bus fell into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Mawa Highway at Srinagar in Munshiganj on Tuesday night.

Among the deceased, Taslima Akter, 65, a resident of Lauhajang, was identified.

Srinagar police officer-in-charge SM Alamgir said the accident took place at Kewatkhali around 10:30pm when a bus of Gangchil Paribahan slid into the roadside ditch as its driver lost control over steering.
The duo died on the spot and 10 others got injured, he said.

The injured were rushed to Srinagar Upazila Health Complex. Three of them were referred to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital.

Sometime later, another accident left 10 more people injured as another bus of Tungipara Express fell into the roadside ditch, just 30 metres off the first accident spot.

New Age