Dhaka, Jan 9: Around 8,642 people were killed and 21,855 injured in 6,581 road accidents across the country in 2015.
Bangladesh Road Accident Surveillance Report-2015 disclosed the information at Jatiya Press Club on Saturday.
Secretary of Bangladesh Passenger Welfare Samity M Mozammel Haque Chowdhury said this in a press briefing.
He said, “Of the injured at least 1,305 people became lame losing their limbs like hands and legs. Many of families pass very miserable lives as they lost their lone earners.”