Six people have been killed in a head-on collision between two passenger buses at Rangpur’s Mithapukur. At least 50 passengers of the two buses were injured.
The accident took place on the Dhaka-Rangpur highway near Baldipukur bus stand in the upazila around 7:15 am on Sunday,July 18.
AKM Samsuzzoha, Deputy Assistant Director, Rangpur Fire Service, confirmed the matter.
However, the identity of the immediate casualty was not known.
He said two buses of Dhaka-Rangpur-bound Selfie Paribahan and Rangpur-bound Joanna Paribahan collided. Six people, including the driver of the selfie transport, were killed on the spot.
At least 50 passengers of the two buses were injured. At least 10 of them were seriously injured. Upon receiving the news, the fire service and the police reached the spot and started the rescue operation and took the injured to the hospital for treatment.
News Room, july 18,2021