Head-on collision between bus, autorickshaw leaves five dead in Bogura

Wednesday, 26 January 2022

A head-on collision between a bus and an autorickshaw has left five people from the three-wheeler dead in Sherpur area of Bogura.

The incident occurred at the Upazila’s Ranir Mor on Dhaka-Bogura Highway around 5:00 pm, Sherpur Police OC Shahidul Islam said.

The victims could not be identified immediately, according to bdnews24.com.

Aminul Islam, duty officer at Sherpur Fire Service and Civil Defence Control Room, said a Hanif Paribahan bus collided with an oncoming CNG-run autorickshaw, killing the five victims on the spot.

Of the dead, four were male and one female, OC Shahidul said. The bus has been confiscated though the driver and helper have fled the scene.