Three die in Faridpur road accident

FARIDPUR, Three people, including a woman, were killed

and 15 others injured after a bus crushed into a roadside tree at Nagardia


Of the deceased, two have been identified as Firoza Begum, 36, and Liton

Sheikh, 35.

The accident took place on the Dhaka-Khulna Highway at Nagarkanda

Upazila's Nagardia village around 11:30pm on Monday, said Ataur Rahman,

office-in-charge of Bhanga Highway Police Station.

Driver of a bus of Golden Line Paribahan which was heading towards Dhaka

from Bagerhat lost his control over steering and crashed into a tree at

Nagardia, leaving the two dead on the spot, he said.

Later, a critically injured passenger succumbed to his injuries at Bhanga

Upazila Health Complex.

A case was filed with the local police station. However, none was arrested

in connection.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha