At least three people were killed and as many injured when a bus rammed a three-wheeler on Dhaka-Barisal highway in Madaripur sadar upazila this afternoon.
Of the deceased, Lutfar Rahman Sikdar, 45, and Mirajul Islam Mollah, 30, were passengers of the three-wheeler and Meron Bapari, 34, was its driver, our Faridpur correspondent reports quoting police.
Lutfar Rahman Sikdar was a member aspirant in the upcoming Kendua Union Parishad polls of the upazila, Zuiaul Morshed, officer-in-charge of Madaripur Sadar Police Station, said.
A Barisal-bound bus of Eagle Paribahan rammed the three-wheeler at Kalabari point on the highway around 2:45pm, the OC said.
The accident left the three dead on the spot, the OC informed.
Police seized the bus, but the driver of the bus managed to flee the spot, the police official said.
The injured are now undergoing treatment at the Madaripur Sadar Hospital.