Three killed, four injured as bus, three-wheeler collide in Tangail

Our Correspondent . Tangail | Published: 13:04, Dec 17,2018 | Updated: 13:06, Dec 17,2018


A crumpled three-wheeler that collided head on with a bus on Tanagil-Mymensingh Highway on Monday leaving three killed and four injured. — New Age photo

At least three people were killed and four others injured in a head-on collision between a Mahindra three-wheeler and bus at Pakutia under Ghatail on Tangail-Mymensingh Highway at about 11:30am on Monday.

The deceased were identified as Shyamal, 32, son of Younus Ali of Beara village of the upazila, three-wheeler driver Shamsu, 45 and identity of other could not be identified immediately.

Officer-in-charge of Ghatail police station Md Maksudul Haque said the accident took place when a Mymensingh-bound bus of New Solar Paribahan from Pabna collided head-on with a three-wheeler, leaving one dead on the spot and six others injured.

The injured were taken to Ghatail Upazila Health Complex where on-duty doctor declared the driver and another one dead.

Police seized the bus and the three-wheeler but the driver of the bus and his assistant managed to flee away.

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