3 killed in Munshiganj road crash
Three people were killed and 12 injured in a collision between a truck and a pick-up van on Dhaka-Mawa highway in Munshiganj this morning.
The injured were rushed to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital, reports our Munshiganj correspondent.
Quoting witnesses, Derik Kuiya, sergeant in-charge of Hasara highway police outpost, said the collision took place in Timtoli Kalabagan area around 6:00am.
The accident left the driver and two passengers of the pick-up van dead, the police officer said adding that their identity could not be known immediately.
The bodies were kept at the DMCH morgue. Police seized the truck soon after the collision.
Locals said all the dead and injured victims were from old Dhaka.
A group of 14 youths went to Mawa from Dhaka with the pick-up van on the night of Shab-e-Barat. They were returning when the accident occurred, the locals said.