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At Least 9 Killed, 30 Injured as Bus Falls into Canal in Bangladesh

At Least 9 Killed, 30 Injured as Bus Falls into Canal in Bangladesh

A bus plunged into a canal while travelling on Dhaka-Barisal Highway in Madaripur district of Bangladesh, on May 27th. The bus was heading to Jhalakathi when one of its tires blew out over Samaddar Bridge, causing it to fall into the canal. At least 9 people were killed in the accident while 30 others were injured.

At Least 12 Killed, 50 Injured after Buses Collide in Bangladesh

At Least 12 Killed, 50 Injured after Buses Collide in Bangladesh

Two buses collided on the Rangpur-Dinajpur Highway in Taraganj Upazila, Rangpur district of Bangladesh, on April 20th. The accident happened when one of the buses was heading from Dinajpur to Rangpur while the other one was en-route from Sylhet to Dinajpur. At least 12 people were killed in the accident while over 50 others were injured. The [...]

At Least Seven Killed, Seven Injured in Bangladesh Truck Crash

At Least Seven Killed, Seven Injured in Bangladesh Truck Crash

A truck plunged into a roadside ditch at Yeangcha in Lama upazila, Bandarban, Bangladesh, on December 17. The accident happened when the truck was transporting day laborers and cell phone tower materials to Lama. At least 7 laborers were killed in the accident while 7 others were injured. The injured were taken to hospitals.

Two Killed in Bus-Van Collision in Bangladesh

Two Killed in Bus-Van Collision in Bangladesh

A bus and a covered van collided at Bhogra bypass intersection in Gazipur, Bangladesh, on October 1. According to police officials, the accident happened when the bus was en-route to Gazipur while the van was heading to Tangail. The vehicles flipped over after the collision. Two people, including a pedestrian and a rickshaw puller, were [...]

Bus Crash in Bangladesh Kills At Least 24, Injures 22

Bus Crash in Bangladesh Kills At Least 24, Injures 22

A bus swerved off and crashed into trees in Faridpur district of Bangladesh, on April 8. According to a district police officer, "The accident took place around 1.15 AM on the Barisal- Dhaka highway when driver apparently lost control over the wheels at Bhanga area of Faridpur district." The bus, carrying around 50 passengers, was en-route from [...]

Bus Crashed into Motorcycle in Bangladesh; Father, Daughter Killed

Bus Crashed into Motorcycle in Bangladesh; Father, Daughter Killed

A bus collided with a motorcycle on Dhaka-Mawa highway in Kadampur, South Keraniganj, Bangladesh, on February 5. The accident happened when the motorcyclist, identified as 45-year-old Sirajul Islam Mintu, was heading from Abdullahpur to Kadamtali with his daughters Sukanya and Rajkanya. The bus was en-route to Dhaka at the time. Authorities [...]

Truck Crashed into Bus in Bangladesh; 4 Killed, 20 Injured

Truck Crashed into Bus in Bangladesh; 4 Killed, 20 Injured

A truck rammed into a bus carrying Ijtema devotees on Dhaka-Bogra highway in Betgari area of Rajshahi, Bangladesh, at around 3 a.m. on January 19. The accident happened in dense fog when the bus was transporting the devotees back to their homes from Tongi. Four people were killed in the accident while 20 others sustained injuries. The [...]

4 Killed, Several Injured in Bangladesh Bus Crash

4 Killed, Several Injured in Bangladesh Bus Crash

A bus crashed head-on into a microbus on Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar highway, Chokoria upazila in Chittagong, Bangladesh, on January 16. The tour bus was heading to Cox’s Bazar when it collided with the microbus, which was transporting 6 people to Chittagong at the time. Atleast 4 people were killed in the accident, 3 of them on-spot. The [...]

3 Killed, 4 Injured in Bangladesh Bus-Rickshaw Crash

3 Killed, 4 Injured in Bangladesh Bus-Rickshaw Crash

A bus crashed head-on into an auto-rickshaw at Mymensingh-Sherpur road in Fulpur, Mymensingh, Bangladesh, at around 1:30 p.m. on December 28. The authorities said that the accident happened in Dhalibazar area when the bus was heading from Mymensingh to Sherpur. Three people were killed in the accident while 4 others were injured. The injured [...]

5 Killed, 2 Injured in Chittagong Bus-Rickshaw Accident

5 Killed, 2 Injured in Chittagong Bus-Rickshaw Accident

 A bus crashed into an auto rickshaw in Bazar Highway of Chittagong-Cox in Satkania upazila, Bangladesh, on the evening of December 20. According to Khaled Mahmud, Officer-in-Charge of Satkania police station, “A Chittagong-bound passenger bus from Cox's Bazar ran a CNG-run auto rickshaw over near Pather Kul area around 6:15pm, leaving five [...]

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