Bus-covered van collision kills 4 in Bogra
Four people were killed and 15 injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a covered van on Dhaka-Bogra highway in Sherpur upazila of Bogra last night.
The deceased were identified as Md Milon, 25, of Gobindagonj upazila in Gaibandha; Rezaul Karim, 25, of Shibganj upazila of Bogra; Ataur Rahman, 20, and Konok Chandra, 25, of Lalmonirhat Sadar upazila, reports our Bogra correspondent.
The accident took place as a Lalmonirhat-bound bus of Dewan Paribahan from Dhaka collided with a Dhaka-bound covered van in Ghogabride area around 11:15pm, police said quoting local sources.
The four passengers of the bus died on the spot, police said adding that the injured were rushed to local upazila health complex and Shaheed Zia Medical College Hospital in Bogra.
Both the vehicles were seized and the bodies were handed over to the victims’ relatives, said Additional Superintendent of Police (Highway) of Bogra Mohidul Islam.