Four staff of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) were killed when a truck rammed a car carrying them in Kalihati upazila of Tangail this morning.
The deceased are: car driver Mostofa Rahman and its passengers Hamidur Rahman, Mohammad Azimuddin and Mokhlesur Rahman, report our Tangail correspondent quoting Mohammad Akheruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Bangabandhu Bridge East Police Station.
All of the deceased were staff of Ononna Somajkalyan Sangtha, an NGO of Pabna.
A northern region-bound pulse-laden truck hit a Dhaka-bound private car from Pabna in Jokarchar area on Bangabandhu Bridge connecting road around 7:20am, leaving four persons dead on the spot, the OC said.
The accident took place when the car driver was overtaking another truck, he added.
Informed by locals, a team from the police station recovered the bodies and sent those to Tangail Medical College and Hospital morgue for autopsy.