A 45-year-old man was killed and six passengers were injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck in Puthia upazila of Rajshai on Monday night.
All the victims were occupants of the bus. The deceased was identified as Khoaj Ali, a resident of Palpara village in the upazila. He was the conductor of the ill-fated bus.
The injured are currently being treated at Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH).
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The accident occurred around 7.30pm near the Bhoruapara area on Amchattar-Belpukur Bypass Road when the Natore-bound bus crashed into the Rajshahi-bound truck coming from the opposite side.
Firefighters rushed to the spot and took the seven injured people to RMCH, where the the bus conductor was declared dead on arrival, said Saidur Rahman, a Fire Service officer.