Thakurgaon road crash death toll rises to 4

A head-on collision between two buses on Thakurgaon-Panchagarh Highway left four people dead and 29 others injured on Thursday morning, reports UNB.

The deceased are Babul, 28, a minibus driver Abul Kalam Azad, 50, son of Abdul Majid, Mojibur Rahman, 75, and Quamruzzaman, 35, of Thakurgaon Sadar upazila.

The accident took place at Salandar Bhutpara in the upazila around 10:00am.

A Panchagarh-bound bus hit the Thakurgaon-bound minibus of ‘Nirnoy Paribahan’, killing three people on the spot, said sub-inspector Firoza Begum of Sadar police station.

Police and fire service officials rescued the victims and took 22 of them to the Sadar Hospital.

Later, another injured man succumbed to his injuries at Sadar Hospital in the afternoon.