At least two people were killed and three others injured in a road crash in Gopalganj’s Kashiani as a microbus and a pickup van collided head-on.
The deceased were identified as NRBC Bank minibus driver Zafar Hossain, 42, son of Erfan in Bakerganj, Barishal and the pickup van driver Imran, 35, son of Mosharraf Hossain of Kathi village under Gopalganj Sadar upazila.
The accident occurred near Dhusar Bridge in Kashiani upazila on the Dhaka-Khulna highway at around 2.45 pm on Friday.
Abu Naeem, inspector of Bhatiapara outpost of Faridpur's Bhanga Highway police station, said a NRBC Bank microbus was going from Dhaka to Satkhira. The incident took place when the microbus collided head-on with a pickup van coming from the opposite direction in Kashiani upazila.
The driver of the microbus Zafar Hossain died on the spot. Police and fire service members rescued the pickup van driver and took him to Kashiani Upazila Hospital where he died while undergoing treatment, reports UNB.