A head-on collision between a bus and a private car took place in Gopalganj. At that time, two cars caught fire. One person was killed and three others were injured.
The incident took place at Ratil Itbhata area of Kashiani upazila on Dhaka-Khulna highway around 9 am today.
The name of the person killed in this incident is Mohammad Ullah (38). He was a private car driver. On the other hand, the injured are three brothers Fahim (20), Fahad (18) and Ifad (16) who were in a private car.
Kashiani Highway Police Inspector Abul Hashem Majumdar confirmed the incident.
Police and locals said that a passenger bus of Dhaka-bound Imad Paribahan leaving from Khulna and a private car bound for Satkhira from Manikganj had a head-on collision in Ratil Itbhata area at around 9 am on Thursday. The private car went under the bus. First the private car caught fire, the fire spread to the bus. Two cars caught fire. However, there was no harm to the bus passengers.
The driver of the private car was killed on the spot and three brothers Fahim (20), Fahad (18) and Ifad (16) who were in the private car were injured. The injured have been admitted to Kashiani Upzera Health Centre.
Inspector of Police Abul Hasem Majumder, the Dhaka-Khulna highway was closed to traffic for about two hours after the incident, the police normalized the traffic.