7 killed in Mymensingh road crash
-- Bus of SM Paribahan plunges into ditch
-- All dead and injured victims are bus passengers
-- 7 undergoing treatment at MMCH
-- Condition of 3 critical
At least seven people were killed and seven others injured when a bus plunged into a roadside ditch after hitting a stationed truck in Bhaluka upazila of Mymensingh this morning.
Four of the deceased were identified as Fazlul Haque, 47, of Bhaluka; Motaleb Hossain, 29, and Kajol Miah, 45, of Trishal upazila of Mymensingh; and Naushed Alam, 35, of Nilphamari district.
The accident took place on the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Meherabari area around 5:45am, our Mymensingh correspondent reports quoting Mamun-or-Rashid, officer-in-charge (OC) of Bhaluka Police Station.
The OC said A Dhaka-bound bus of SM Paribahan from Netrakona fell into the ditch after it hit a truck parked on the highway, killing two passengers on the spot and injuring 12 others.
The injured were rushed to Mymensingh Medical College and Hospital where five of them succumbed.
“The condition of three injured is critical,” the OC said.