Rangpur, Bangladesh (BBN)– At least eight people were killed and 15 others injured in four separate road accidents in three northern districts of Bangladesh on Monday.
Ten persons were injured after a Dinajpur-bound night coach from Dhaka hit railing of a bridge at Dhaperhat point on the Rangpur-Dhaka highway under Pirganj upazila.
Being informed, police from Pirganj Thana and Barodorga Highway Police Camp rushed to the spot and sent the injured ones to Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RMCH).
Later, three critically injured passengers — Golam Mostafa, 27, and Dukhu Mian, 32, of Dinajpur Sadar upazila and Azahar Ali, 30, of Birganj upazila in Dinajpur district — succumbed to their injuries, according to reports.
Two people were killed after a bus crushed them at Rabeya Mour point on the Syedpur-Dinajpur highway under Syedpur upazila on Sunday night.
The victims were waiting for bus there when the accident occurred, a local police official said.
In Gaibandha, two passengers were killed and eight others injured when a Gaibandha-bound bus from Dhaka was skidded off at Dakghar point on the Dhaka-Rangpur highway under Polashbari upazila in the northern district.
The injured passengers of the bus were admitted to Gaibandha Sadar Modernised Hospital, a police official said.