Sirajganj, June 02: Four people were killed and nineteen others injured in a collision between a bus and a covered van in Sirajganj in the early hours of Saturday.The incident took place on Bangabandhu bridge west highway at Saidabad rehabilitation fancy gate area of sadar upazila at 2:45 am.
The deceased and injured were sent to sadar hospital. Of them, identity of the covered van driver was identified as Arif.
In this connection, Syed Shaheed Alam, officer-in-charge of Bangabandhu bridge west police station, the two vehicles overturned and skidded off the road when a Gaibandha-bound Shyamoli Paribahan bus hit the covered van while overtaking.
On information, members of police and fire service rushed to the spot and rescued them and sent to sadar hospital, he added.