Madaripur, Bangladesh (BBN)– At least eight people were killed and 33 others injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch in the country’s central Madaripur district on Friday.
The accident took place around 3:15pm when the bus driver lost control after hitting a bridge at Samaddar in the Sadar upazila, leaving at least five people dead on the spot, a police official said.
Later, three more people succumbed to their injuries at Madaripur Sadar Hospital, the official added.