At least two people were killed and 25 others injured in road accidents on Dhaka-Tangail-Bangabandhu Setu Highway in Tangail on Wednesday morning.
One of the deceased was identified as Imon Hossen, son of Shahadot Hossen of village Kukadair in Tangail, while the other was yet to be identified.
Bangabandhu Setu east police officer-in-charge Kazi Ayubur Rahman said that the first accident took place at Kamakkha intersection on Dhaka-Tangail-Bangabandhu Setu Highway around 6:00am.
The accident occurred from a collision between two trucks and a bus, leaving the driver’s assistant Imon dead on the spot and 15 others injured.
The injured were admitted to the 250-bedded Tangail General Hospital.
Another accident occurred at the eastern part of the bridge when a truck tried to overtake a bus, leaving the bus driver’s assistant dead on the spot and 10 others injured.
The injured were admitted to the 250-bedded Tangail General Hospital, the officer-in-charge said.
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