Jashore, Oct 18 (UNB) – Two people were killed when a bus hit them on Jashore-Khulna highway at Razghat Zafarpur in Abhaynagar upazila on Friday.
The deceased were identified as Golam Rabbani, 75 of Zafarpur village and Jotsna Begum, 35 of Dattagati village.
Omar Faruk, sub-inspector of Nauapara Highway Police camp, said the Khulna-bound bus of ‘Prince Paribahan’ plunged into a road side ditch after hitting the duo as its driver lost control over the steering around 7 am, leaving them dead on the spot.
On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to local hospital morgue for autopsy.
Police seized the bus but the driver managed to flee the scene.