Eleven people, including seven women, were killed in road accidents in Thakurgaon and Savar yesterday.
Two people are killed and eight others injured as a picnic bus hit a stationery truck on Khulna-Bagerhat highway near Hazrat Khan Jahan Ali’s shrine in Bagerhat Sadar upazila early today.
At least 24,954 people were killed in road crashes in the country in 2016, according to a World Health Organisation report.
At least 11 people were killed and several others injured in eight road accidents across the country in 24 hours since Monday night.
It has been exactly a month since two college students were squashed to death by a bus on the Airport Road that sparked an unprecedented movement by students to demand road safety.
Violation of rules by transport operators and drivers remains the main cause of fatalities and injuries on roads across the country.
Deaths on roads continued as 11 people were killed and 42 others injured in road crashes in different parts of the country yesterday.
In the wake of scores of deaths on roads, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday issued directives, including drive-time limitations on drivers of long-route vehicles, to prevent accidents and...