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Bus Crashes in Rangamati; 1 Killed, 28 Injured

Bus Crashes in Rangamati; 1 Killed, 28 Injured

A bus en-route from Sylhet to Rangamati, Bangladesh, overturned at Manikchhari on the morning of May 31. A woman, identified as Sajeda Akther, 22, died on the spot. Twenty-eight other passengers suffered injuries of various degrees. Fire fighters of army, police and community members rescued the injured from the site of accident and shifted [...]

Drivers Found Guilty in Sirajganj train crash

Drivers Found Guilty in Sirajganj train crash

The official Sirajganj District Administration report on the Sirajganj train crash found contractual driver Bankim Chandra Roy, his assistant Abdus Shafi and guard Azizur Rahman guilty of ignoring a red light at the platform 1 where Lalmoni Express was waiting, causing the two trains to collide. In addition to the two dead (Altaf Hossain, 35, [...]

Bus Accident Kills 4 on Dhaka-Chittagong Highway

Bus Accident Kills 4 on Dhaka-Chittagong Highway

A Comilla-bound bus travelling from Dhaka crashed on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Sonargaon upazila of Narayanganj at 8:30 a.m. on March 26. Four passengers were killed on the spot and 25 were injured. Rafiqul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sonargaon Police Station (investigation), said that the driver lost control of the bus and it turned turtle [...]

Picnic Bus-Truck Collision Injures 30 in Dhaka

Picnic Bus-Truck Collision Injures 30 in Dhaka

A head on collision between a double-decker picnic bus and a truck injured at least 30 persons on the Dhaka-Aricha highway, Bangladesh. According to Fire Service and Civil Defence (FSCD) officials, the double decker bus was carrying Tripura Students’ Council's members when it crashed into a truck at about 10:30am. On Friday, March 21, [...]

Passenger Bus Crash Claims 3 Lives in Mymensingh, Dhaka

Passenger Bus Crash Claims 3 Lives in Mymensingh, Dhaka

A passenger bus carrying more than 50 passengers fell into a roadside pond in Mirkandapara, Mymensingh District in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The accident, which took place on Morning of Saturday, March 15, 2014, claimed lives of three persons, while thirty others were injured. The bus was later recovered by the police, local people and fire service [...]

Schoolchildren in Chougachha Die Coming Home from Picnic

Schoolchildren in Chougachha  Die Coming Home from Picnic

A driver lost control of a Benapole Government Primary schoolbus on slippery roads, fell into a canal in southwestern Jessore district, Bangladesh, and killed seven and injured 20 of the 30 primary school children aboard. Weather conditions were rainy. The children died on at the scene on the way home from a picnic. The accident occurred in [...]

Buses Collide in Bangladesh

Buses Collide in Bangladesh

A head-on collision between two buses (the Kaniz Enterprise and the Chuadanga Delux) at Madhukhali killed four, and injured thirteen on the Dhaka-Khulna highway. The driver of the Chuadanga Delux bus, Kawsar Mollah, died at the scene. The driver of the Kaniz Enterprise bus also died but his name was not released. The Chuadanga Delux was en [...]

Bus-Truck Collision in Faridpur Kills Four, Injures Thirty

Bus-Truck Collision in Faridpur Kills Four, Injures Thirty

A Dhaka to Khulna truck and Golden Line bus en route to Dhaka were in a headlong crash in Faridpur near the Gangabardi bridge on Saturday September 14. Thirty people were injured and four killed, two of whom died on impact, two of whom died en route to the hospital. The fatalities were the driver Siraj, and three people in a family, [...]

Bangladesh Bus and Minibus Collide head-on, 13 fatalities

Bangladesh Bus and Minibus Collide head-on, 13 fatalities

What: bus Where: Sylhet, Bangladesh When: Oct 5, 2012 5:40 am Who: 13 fatalities, 10 injured Why: A bus carrying pilgrims from Lakshmipur to Orosh and a microbus carrying villagers—after getting bail from the High Court—to Lalpur collided. The bus was in the wrong lane and collided head on the minibus, wiping out the family [...]

Bus Crash Kills 4

Bus Crash Kills 4

What: Dhaka-Khulna highway bus Where: Shibchar upazila near the Haji Shariatullah Bridge at Sanyasirchar When: Sept 22, 2012 11:00 pm Who: 4 fatalities, 30 injured Why: Sathi Akter, 20, Rabiul Islam, 26, and Abu Bakkar, 30, were killed when the bus struck a truck filled with cattle. 3 died at the scene; later one of the 31 injured [...]

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