Two dead in bus-truck collision on Dhaka-Natore highway

Two people, including a bus driver, were killed and 10 were injured in a collision between a passenger bus and a truck on the Dhaka-Natore highway in Baraigram upazila of Natore early today.

The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately and the injured were admitted to several hospitals, including Rajshahi Medical College Hospital, said police.

Monir Hossain, sub-inspector of Jhalmolia Highway Police Station, said the accident happened around 1:00am when a Dhaka-bound bus from Chapainawabganj collided with a truck heading in the opposite direction in Khejurtal area of the upazila, leaving the bus driver and another person dead on the spot and 10 others injured.

On information, members of police and Fire Service and Civil Defence rushed to the spot, he said.

The bus passengers were residents of different areas of Chapainawabganj, he added.

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