An old woman was killed and 30 others were injured in a bus accident at Bholahchong
An old woman was killed and 30 others were injured in a bus accident at Bholahchong in Nabinagar upazila on Friday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Ambia Begum, 50, wife of Khurshid Miah of Jolla village in the upazila.
Witnesses said the accident occurred Nabinagar-Companyganj road at 5pm when the driver of the Nabinagar bound bus from Brahmanbaria lost control over the steering and the vehicle hit a tree beside the road, leaving the woman dead on the spot and 30 other people injured.
Of them, seven critically injured were sent to Comilla and Dhaka on while 12 others were admitted to Nabinagar health complex.
Another report from Chuadanga adds: An unidentified old man, aged about 60, was killed in a road mishap at Damurhuda upazila headquarters on Friday evening.
Witnesses said the accident occurred at about 6:30pm when a Chuadanga bound speedy motorcycle hit him while crossing the road, leaving him seriously injured.
Locals rescued him and rushed to Sadar Hospital where the attending doctors declared him dead.