Sunday, July 21

Road crash kills 7 in Habiganj

News Desk: At least Seven people were killed and 10 others injured as a bus, microbus and motorbike, coming from three opposite directions, collided head-on in Bahubal upazila of Habiganj this afternoon.

All the deceased — four microbus passengers and two motorbike riders — died on the spot, reports our Moulvibazar correspondent.

The accident took place at Tudli intersection around 4:25pm as the Dhaka-bound passenger bus from Sylhet, Sylhet-bound microbus from Dhaka and the motorbike crashed from triangular directions on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway, Wahidur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Bahubal Police Station, told the correspondent.

The killed motorbike riders — Khokon, 28, and Rokan, 22 of Bahubal upazila, are siblings, the OC said.

Identities of other deceased and injured could not be known immediately.

The injured were admitted to Habiganj Sadar Hospital and Sylhet Osmani Medical College and Hospital, the police official said.