7 killed, 20 injured in Gopalganj road crash


Gopalganj, December 01: At least seven people died and about 20 others injured after a passenger bus drove into a parked truck in Gopalganj Sadar upazila on Friday evening.

The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.

The incident took place around 7:30am on Dhaka-Khulna highway in Betgram area as the truck, laden with logs, was parked by the roadside when the driver of the passenger bus lost control and drove into the truck, leaving seven people dead and 20 others injured.

Md Selim Reza, officer-in-charge of Gopalganj Sadar Police, confirmed the accident.

The injured were rushed to Gopalganj Sadar Health Complex.