Three people were killed and 15 others injured in a road accident on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong on Friday.
The accident took place around 12:30pm when the driver of a Dhaka-bound bus lost his control over the steering and fell into a roadside ditch at Sultanamandir, said Sohel Imtiaz, officer-in-charge of Sitakunda Highway Police Station.
A man died on the spot while two others succumbed to their injuries on the way to hospital, reports our correspondent quoting the OC.
Identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.
The injured were rushed to Sitakunda Upazila Health Complex.