MAJOR INCIDENTS Managed by TraumaLink Volunteers

Incident 1

On the 24th of February 2018 in Daulatpur Zone Comilla at 5.30 pm, TraumaLink’s Volunteer Md. Johirul Islam, Imam of Daulatpur Jame Masjid, heard a tremendous sound of a car’s tire burst while taking prayer. At that, he immediately ran outside and saw a bus fell into a ditch, and yes it was   Motigheel Ideal High School & College Bus carrying 52 students and teachers. Without a thought, Mr. Johirul made a call to   TraumaLink call center and just dove into the ditch and started to get the injured out.

The bus carrying students were coming back to Dhaka from Picnic, while it lost control and fell into the roadside ditch. Then in few minutes TraumaLink’s volunteers Mr. Yasin Hasan Shahin, Md. Alamin, Md. Sobuj Hossain, Md. Faiz Ahmed, Mr. Noor Mohammad were dispatched at the scene.   Then   altogether, all volunteers provided emergency first service on 22 injured patients.

At the spot, Elliotganj’s Highway Police In Charge Mr. Jibon Hajari, Daudkandi and Comilla’s Fire Brigade, Daudkandi UNO, Comilla Highway Region Circle SP, Daudkandi Thana Police were all present at the scene. Then everyone managed and made arrangement to send everyone to Gouripur Government Hospital.

We would like to thank our volunteers for their undying efforts, dedication and courage and for providing the service at the right moment.

Incident-2 

On 16th January 2018 , an incident occurred at 6.30 am in Manikganj, injuring 13 people! Sadly, a passenger bus collided with a lorry truck and the truck fell aside the road.

Even on such a cold winter morning , our TraumaLink Volunteer Md. Lablu Miah witness the incident and immediately ran to the scene and also informed our call center. After which, our call center dispatched Abdul Mannan at the scene and also informed the Fire Brigade.

Sadly, 8 passengers were very badly injured and they were immediately send at the Monno Hospital by the local respondents. Then together both our warriors provided first aid service to the other four injured passengers. Also, they rescued the bus driver from inside along with the Fire Brigade and made arrangement to send him to the Orthopedic Rehabilitation Hospital.

Mr. Lablu Miah and Mr. Mannan has performed a great service and thanks to them for their dedication.

Incident 3

On the 17th of December, 2017 at about 3:00 a.m. in the morning an incident occurred at Uchutia, Manikganj. A truck lost control and toppled on the highway.  Our volunteers Md. Imran Hossain, Mr. Mofizul Islam Shaon and Mr. Jahidul Islam rushed to the scene  provided first aid treatment to the injured and later sent him home.

As the incident occurred late at night, the truck was still there even though the helper was rescued. However, this lead to a horrible incident a few hours later.  It was a foggy morning, and due to that one bus  collided with the truck injuring all the 15 passengers on the bus.

Our volunteers Mr. Jahidul Islam, Md. Saiful Islam, Md. Imran Hossain, Mr. Mofizul Islam Shaon and Md. Jahirul Islam heard about the incident and rushed to the scene again. Mr. Jahidul Islam informed our call center about the incident and along with all the other volunteers, courageously got inside the bus to rescue the victims. Two of our volunteers, Mr. Saiful and Mr. Jahirul got injured while trying to rescue to victims. But this did not stop them. They continued to help the victims without any hesitation or complain. They provided first aid treatment to the victims and sent them to Manikganj Sadar Hospital by using pick-ups and the fire service’s ambulance. Fire service and local police were present at the scene as well.

Incident 4

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.

Incident 5

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.

Incident 6

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.