Dean of Science Faculty at Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST) Rashed Kabir, was killed and nine others were injured as a bus plunged into a roadside ditch on Pabna-Dhaka highway in Chakla area of Bera upazila early Saturday, reports news agency UNB.
Santhia police station officer-in-charge Abu Md Delwar Hasan Inam said, the Pabna-bound bus of ‘Sarker Travels’ from Dhaka skidded off the road and fell into a roadside ditch under Chanda Bridge in the area around 1:30 am, leaving 10 including Rashed Kabir injured.
On information, police and firefighters rushed to the spot and rescued the injured.
The injured were taken to Bera Upazila Hospital where doctors declared Rashed, 55, dead.
Rashed Kabir, son of Imam Ahmed, hailed from Arambagh of Dhaka.