2 killed, 20 injured in Rangpur road crash
Rangpur , 18 March 2015, Nirapad News: Two passengers were killed and 20 others injured in a road crash at Ershad Nagar point near Tazhat area on the Rangpur-Kurigram Highway in the city this morning.
Police sources said the accident occurred when a Bhurungamari-bound night coach ‘Bismillah Paribahan’ from Dhaka fell into a roadside ditch after the driver lost control over the steering at 7 am.
One of the deceased was identified as Mozammel Hague alias Mozam, 35, of Bhurungamari upazila in Kurigram district. Another victim succumbed to his injuries at RMCH. However, the identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.
Being informed, Kotwali Thana police and Fire Service and Civil Defense personnel of Rangpur Station rushed to the spot and rescued the injured.
The injured were admitted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital (RMCH).
Process of filing a case in this connection is in progress, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Kotwali Thana Abdul Kader Zilani said.