5 killed and 30 injured in Dinajpur road crash
DINAJPUR, Dec 30, 2014 Nirapad News : At least five people including women were killed and 30 others injured in a road accident at Prem Bazaar area on the Dinajpur-Panchagarh highway under Birganj upazila of the district this morning.
The deceased were Korban Ali, 45, son of Hafijuddin of Baldiapara village under Sadar upazila in Gaibandha district, Shamima Akhter, 30, wife of Rabiul Islam of Jamtoli village in Birganj upazila, Laila Begum, 18, daughter of Esaburuddin of Mushibari village in the same upazila and bus supervisor Miah Vai, 45. The identity of another deceased could not be known.
Officer-in-charge of Birganj thana Sawkat Hossain said the accident occurred when a Dinajpur bound bus hit a roadside tree and turn turtle in the area about 8.30 am as its drive lost control over the steering due to thick fog, leaving five passengers of the vehicle dead on the spot and 25 others injured.
Among the injured ten were sent to Dinajpur Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) and others admitted to Birganj Upazila Health Complex.