At least 20 people were injured in a head on collision between Dhaka-bound passengers bus ‘National Paribahan’ and a truck in Puthiya upazila of the district on Wednesday.
The incident occurred around 10:45am.
Witnesses said a bus carrying 30 to 35 passengers, were going to Dhaka from Rajshahi. A sand-laden truck hit the bus from behind when the bus reached at ‘Puthiya Filling Station’. The bus lost its control and collided with a roadside tree, leaving 20 people injured.
Of the 20 injured, 15 were admitted to Puthiya Health Complex and Rajshahi Medical College Hospital (RMCH). Of them, nine people are in critical condition.