Update November 9, 2018

Dhaka 8-11 am, 09-August, 2020

Bagerhat road crash kills 4

Mirajul Moin Joy

Three more construction workers who were injured in a road accident in Bagerhat’s Mollahat upazila on Thursday died at a Khulna hospital on Friday, increasing the death toll from the accident to four, reports UNB.

The deceased were Jahangir Hossain, 35, Manjur Sheikh, 55, Rana Sheikh, 24, and Rubel Sheikh, 30, of Charkandi village in the upazila.

Sub-inspector of Katakhali highway police station, Moloy Roy, said a bus crashed into a trolley carrying a group of construction workers at Berboalia on Dhaka-Mawa highway in Mollahat around 7:15pm on Thursday.

The accident left Rubel dead on the spot and 14 others injured.

The injured were first taken to Mollahat Upazila Health Complex from where some of them were sent to Khulna Medical College Hospital (KMCH).

Three of the injured succumbed to their injuries at the KMCH in the early hours of Friday, said the police officer.

He said they seized the bus after the accident but its driver and his assistant managed to flee.

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