A person was killed and seven others were injured as a dumping truck collided head on with a passenger bus at Jangail area of Sylhet’s Jalalabad.
The accident occurred on Monday at around 2.30 pm.
The deceased was identified as Muslim Uddin, 28, son of Muktar Ali of Atgaon village under Sunamganj’s Shalla.
Police citing the locals said that a Sylhet-bound dumping truck without any number plate hit a Sunamganj-bound passenger bus around 2.30 pm. The bus fell into a roadside ditch leaving one dead.
Police and fire service members rescued the passengers, they said.
SMP Jalalabad Police OC Nazmul Huda Khan said that one person was killed and seven others injured at the head-on collision. Of the injured three were taken to Osmani Medical College Hospital in critical condition.
The truck without number plate and the bus have been seized. No arrests have yet been made, he said.