One dead, 15 injured as bus falls in ditch in Tangail
One person died and 15 were injured when a bus fell into a ditch in Kalihati upazila of Tangail this morning.
The incident took place on Jadurpara area on Bhuapur-Tangail highway, reports our local correspondent quoting Fire Service and Civil Defence Deputy Director Md Alauddin.
The deceased, Syed Ali Khan (60) of Naogaon, was a passenger of the bus, the official said.
The 15 injured were also passengers of the vehicle. They were admitted to Tangail General Hospital.
Injured passenger Aminul Islam said he was going to Dhaka from Naogaon and the bus driver was driving recklessly.
At one point, the driver lost control and the bus plunged into the ditch at a bend on the road, he added.
Further details regarding the incident could not be known immediately.