Eight die in Narayanganj road crash

Sonargaon Road Accident at Narayanganj, Kills 8

At least eight people have been killed and several others injured in Narayanganj following a collision between a bus and a lorry.

Eight die in Narayanganj road crash.

The accident occurred on the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway in the Upazila’s Chibordi Mugrapara area around 1:30pm on Monday, said Narayanganj Superintendent of Police Moinul Haque.

Narayanganj Traffic Police Inspector Taslim Hossain said the bus overturned after it was struck by the lorry, causing casualties. Four of the dead have been taken to the Sonargaon Upazila Medical Complex.

Eight die in Narayanganj road crash.

Fifteen of the injured were taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital around 2pm. Four of them died before reaching the hospital, DMCH Police Outpost SI Bachchu Miah said.

One of those who died at Dhaka Medical has been identified as 16-year-old Shuvo Saha.

The three others were a man of about 60 years of age in a panjabi and a checked lungi, a 27-year-old man and a 35-year-old in yellow trousers and a half shirt.

The four bodies at Sonargaon Upazila Medical Complex have yet to be identified.

Hassan, 20, Farhad Hossain, 28, Ashiqur Rahman, 25, Raju, 22, Kalam Mia and an eight-year-old named Mizan are among the 15 undergoing treatment at Dhaka Medical College Hospital.