One person was killed and two others were injured in a collision between a bus and a pickup van in Khetlal upazila of Joypurhat on Saturday morning.
The deceased was identified as Masud Rana, 37, the pickup van driver and resident of Gomstapur of Chapainwabganj.
Joypurhat Fire Service and Civil Defense deputy assistant director Shawkat Ali Joddar said that the passenger coach of Hanif Paribahan from Hili hit the pickup van from behind in the Shalban area on the Joypurhat-Bogra highway.
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The driver of the pickup van was killed on the spot in the impact of the crash, while two other occupants were injured.
A seriously injured occupant was sent to Joypurhat District Hospital while the driver’s body was handed over to Khetlal police for an autopsy, he said.
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