4 killed as bus hits auto-rickshaw in Gaibandha

Shining BD Desk || Shining BD

Published: 12/15/2022 6:12:59 AM

Four persons were killed after an auto-rickshaw being hit by a bus in Gaibandha's Palashbari upazila on Thursday morning.

The accident happened at about 7am on the Gaibandha-Palashbari regional road.

The deceased were Shamim, 30, Shimu Sarker, 24, Shakil Miah, 35, and the auto-rickshaw driver.

According to the eyewitnesses, the auto-rickshaw was going to Gaibandha from Palashbari. When it reached Dakghor-Majhipara Sakoa area, a bus of 'Shanekhoda Paribahan' from Dhaka hit the auto-rickshaw and fled the scene very quickly. The auto-rickshaw got twisted.

Three passengers of the auto-rickshaw died on the spot. Later, the driver the vehicle died on way to a local hospital.

Palashbari Police Station OC Dibaker Adhikari said they recovered the three bodies, adding that the accident might have happened due to poor visibility caused by dense fog. 



Source: Daily Observer

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