A teenage boy, also driver’s assistant of a bus was killed in a road accident on Jessore-Narial road in Bagherpara in Jessore on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Shakil Khandakar, 14, son of Akkas Ali of Raghunathpur village in Narail district.
Officer-in-charge of Bagharpara police station Chhairuddin Ahmed said the accident took place in the morning as a Narail-bound bus fell into a ditch beside the road in Charavita Bazar area after its driver lost control over the steering.
Shakil suffered injuries as he was hit by a tree when he jumped from the bus to escape the accident.
He was taken to Jessore 250-bed Hospital where doctors declared him dead, the OC added.