INCIDENT UPDATE

1.On 10th of December 2017, a crash occurred in Tasfin C.N.G Refueling Station, Hasanpur Zone, injuring 5 people. Our volunteer Md. Abu Sufian reached on the spot, gave first aid treatment and sent to 2 people to hospital and 2  persons  to home.

2. On 10th December 2017, a crash occurred in Harikhola mail gate, Comilla at 04:30 am where two people got injured. Our volunteer reached on the spot, gave first aid treatment and sent them to the hospital.

3.On 6th of December 2017, a crash occurred in Hasanpur , Comilla at 10:14 am injuring two person. Our volunteer reached on the spot, gave first aid treatment and sent one patient  to the hospital and other one to home.

4. On 3rd of December 2017, a crash occurred in Eliotganj Bus Stand, Daudkandi, Comilla at 07:42 am and two person got injured. Our volunteers reached on the spot, gave first aid treatment and sent to the hospital.

5. On 2nd December 2017, a crash occurred in Sonali Aash Industries Shahidnagar Zone, Daudkandi, Comilla at 02:01pm where one person got injured. Our volunteer reached on the spot, gave first aid treatment and sent to home.

MAJOR INCIDENT Managed by TraumaLink Volunteers

On the 1st of October 2017 at about 11:20 a.m. a terrible crash occurred near Hafizia Madrasa in Chandina, Comilla where a Dhaka bound bus lost control and fell into the water-filled ditch, turning upside down and causing injury to 15 passengers.

Our volunteer, Mr. Ripon Chandra Sarkar, Mr. Pranay Sarkar and Md. Sharif Hossain were at the incident scene and along with the fire service department, police and highway police dove in to rescue the victims from drowning.

There were 15 people on the bus. Unfortunately, even after the immense effort put in by our volunteers, police and fire service, 7 people died on the spot.  4 victims were directly taken to the hospital due to critical health conditions. Our volunteers provided first aid treatment to 4 victims and sent them to the nearest health facility for further medical assistance.

On the 2nd of September, 2017 on EID day, two severe incidents occurred in Chandina at the exact same place in a time span of only 25 minutes where 30 people got injured.

The first incident occurred at about 9:07 p.m. at night near Chandina, Comilla. A Dhaka bound bus lost control while travelling and fell into the ditch. 10 passengers got severely injured due to the tremendous impact. Then volunteers Md. Salauddin, Mr. Nazim Uddin, Mr. Amzad Chowdhury and Md. Shumon were immediately dispatched at the scene. They provided first aid treatment to the patients and transferred them to the nearest health facility using the fire service ambulance for further medical assistance.

The next incident occurred where a bus again lost control of the vehicle and fell into the ditch causing severe injury to 20 passengers. This time, fortunately,  the other volunteers  returned to the spot instantly. After being provided with first aid treatment, the victims were sent off the nearest health facility.

On the 1st of September 2017, at 2:40 a.m.  a major incident took place, where a Brahmanbariya bound bus collided with another bus  in Daudkandi, Comilla.  As a result, it fell into a ditch beside the road causing 50 passengers to get severely injured and sadly the bus driver died on the spot.  A passerby witnessed the incident and informed TraumaLink’s volunteer Mr. Sufiyan.

Mr. Sufiyan immediately informed  call center about the incident and volunteers Md. Sohel Islam and Md. Yamin Bhuiyan were also instantly dispatched to the scene. Mr. They provided them with emergency first aid treatment and transferred the patients to the hospital using the fire service ambulance.

Highway police and fire service was also present at the incident scene and worked hand in hand with TraumaLink volunteers to rescue the victims and provide first aid service. We would like to thank our volunteers for their undying efforts, dedication and courage and for providing the service at the right moment.