|Published : 17 Sep 2016, 10:19:45|
Mother, child die in Tangail road crash, 15 others injured
A woman and a child were killed and 15 more people injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck at Kurni on the Dhaka-Tangail Highway on Saturday morning.
The identity of the deceased could not be ascertained immediately.
Officer-in-charge of Gorai Highway Police Station Khalilur Rahman Patwary said a passenger carrying bus was going to Dhaka from Kurigram in the morning.
When the bus reached Kurni, it collided head-on with a Tangail-bound truck around 7am, leaving the woman and the child dead on the spot and 15 other people injured.
The injured were whisked off to hospital, the OC added, according to a news agency.