Barisal: Two people, including a college student, were killed in a bus accident in Barisal’s Bakerganj. The accident happened on Wednesday (September 21) around 7:30 am in Nimtala bus stand area of Charadi Union of the upazila.
The deceased were Nazmul Mallick (20), son of Nanna Mallick, resident of Santoshdi village of Charadi Union, and Rabbi Gazi (21), son of Jasim Gazi of the same village.
Among them, Nazmul Barisal is a first year honors student of Govt Brajmohan (BM) College. And Rabbi used to work as a salesman of Bengal Biscuits.
Member of Ward No. 7 of Charadi Union. Lokman Hossain Mridha said that a sea transport bus was going from Charkaua bus stand to Goma ferry port. And Nazmul and Rabbi left for Barisal city from Santoshdi village by motorcycle. On the way, when reaching Nimtala bus stand area of Charadi Union, the bus and motorcycle collided head on. Nazmul and Rabbi were seriously injured. Later, they were rescued and taken to Barisal Sher-i Bangla Medical College (Shebachim) Hospital, where doctor Belayet Hossain declared both of them dead.
Bakerganj police station sub-inspector (SI) Aminul Islam said that after the incident, the bus service from Charkaua Kheyaghat bus stand in Barisal Sadar upazila to DC road in Bakerganj (10:30 till writing this report) has been stopped.
The bus was impounded after the accident but its driver escaped.
Meanwhile, the bodies have been kept at the Shebachim Hospital morgue for two post-mortems, said Ward Master Abul Kalam.
Bangladesh Time: 1214 hours, September 21, 2022
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