Four of a family among five killed in road accident

Four of a family among five killed in road accident

Five people were killed and another injured after a bus hit a car on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Boraya Chanpur in Osmaninagar, Sylhet early Friday, reports UNB.

The deceased were identified as Swapan Kumar Das, his wife Lovely Rani Das and Saj and Sajon of Dirai upazila in Sunamganj and car driver Hashem.

Another child of the couple, Sourav, was injured in the incident and has been undergoing treatment at Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital.

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The accident took place around 5:30am when a Cumilla-bound bus of Cumilla Transport hit the Sylhet-bound car, leaving five people dead on the spot and wounded one, UNB quoted Mainul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sylhet highway police, as saying.

On information, a firefighting unit went to the spot and recovered the bodies.

The injured was taken to a local hospital.