Five people were killed and three persons injured in road accidents in four districts during the last three days, according to reports from our correspondents.
In Kishoreganj, a man was killed as a covered truck hit his motorbike on Kishoreganj-Bhairab road in Dariakandi area of Kulairchar upazila on Sunday.
The victim -- Raju Bhuiyan, 30, from Nandail upazila in Mymensingh -- died on the spot, said Parvez Ahmed Selim, officer-in-charge (investigation) of Kulairchar Police Station.
The body was sent to Kishoreganj General Hospital morgue for autopsy.
In another accident, an HSC examinee was killed as a motorbike he was riding and a human haulier collided head-on in Katiadi area of the district on Saturday.
Tareq Mia, 18, son of late Fazlu Mia, was going to an examination centre, said Md Shafiqul Islam, officer-in-charge of Katiadi Police Station.
He was a candidate from Munshi Abdul Hekim Technical College, he said.
Tareq succumbed to his injuries at Bajitpur Juhurul Islam Medical Hospital, said the OC.
In Faridpur, a schoolteacher was killed and two people were injured as a motorcycle they were riding and another motorbike collided head-on on Majkandi-Bhatiapara road in Baikhir area of Boalmari upazila on Sunday.
The deceased -- Lal Mia, 50, from Sotrokanda village in the upazila -- was an assistant teacher of AZ Pilot High School in Alfadanga upazila.
The injured -- Al-amin, 25, Lal Mia's son; and Monirul Islam, 40, neighbour -- were taken to Boalmari Upazila Health Complex.
In Dinajpur, a 70-year-old man was killed as a truck hit his bicycle in Ghugratoli area of Chirirbandar upazila yesterday.
Md Salimuddin from Telipara village in Chirirbandar died on the spot, said police.
In Jashore, a motorbike and a bicycle collided head-on on Dhalgaon-Basundia road in Kabilpur village of Bagharpara upazila yesterday, killing a man and injuring another.
The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.