40 IU students, two teachers injured in Kushtia road accident

IU Correspondent . Kushtia | Published: 11:26, Feb 14,2020

 
 

At least 40 students including two teachers of Management Department of Islamic University in Kushtia sustain injuries when their bus hit a roadside tree on early Friday, February 14, 2020. —Humayun Kabir Jibon

At least 40 students including two teachers of Management Department of Islamic University in Kushtia were injured in a road accident in Bittipara area under Islamic University police station in Kushtia on early Friday.

Two injured teachers are Management department associate professors Murshid Alam and Dhononjoy Kumar.

IU police station officer-in-charge Jahangir Arif said that the accident took place in the area around 1:30am when the IU bus carrying the teachers and students hit a roadside tree while the driver lost control over the steering. They were returning to the campus after completing a fieldwork from Naogaon.

On information, police went to the spot and rescued the injured people. The injured were admitted to Kushtia Sadar Hospital and Islamic University Medical centre.

The condition of the bus driver was critical, the OC said.

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