Five people were killed as a bus hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Bogra-Nagarbari road in Shahjadpur upazila of Sirajganj today.
The deceased are Abdur Razzak, 45, Sirajul Islam, 32, Touhidur Rahman, 28, Arifa Begum, 26, and Shamim Hossain, 34, hailed from different villages of Santhia upazila of Sirajganj, reports our Pabna Correspondent.
Officer-in-charge of Shahjadpur Police Station Khaza Golam Kibria said a Dhaka-bound bus of “Esha Paribahan” rammed the three-wheeler on Baghabari bridge around 12.30pm.
Two auto-rickshaw passengers died on the spot while three others died on way to local upazila health complex, the OC said.
Police seized the bus but its driver managed to flee the scene, he added.