20 injured in Dhaka-Mawa Highway bus accident

Twenty people were injured when a speedy passengers’ bus fell into a roadside ditch at the turning point of Shimulia Ghat on the Dhaka-Mawa Highway under Lohajang Thana here this afternoon.

Police said the accident occurred when a Dhaka-bound bus of “Sonali Paribahan” came from Madaripur plunged into a roadside ditch in the area as its driver lost control over the steering, leaving 20 passengers injured on the spot.

The wounded were released after providing first aid from the local hospital.

“The bus was seized but its driver managed to escape,” Mawa Ghat Police said, adding that no case was filed in this connection.


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