Seven people including three of a family were killed as a bus hit a CNG-run three-wheeler on Mymensingh-Jamalpur road in Muktagachha upazila of Mymensingh this afternoon.
The accident took place in Mankon area in the upazila around 4:00pm, our local correspondent reports quoting Md Jahangir Alam, officer-in-charge of Muktagachha Police Station.
A Jamalpur-bound bus from Dhaka hit an oncoming CNG-run three-wheeler, leaving three passengers and driver of the three-wheeler dead on the spot, the OC said.
Three other passengers of the three-wheeler,who sustained injuries in the accident, died on the way to hospital, he added.
On information police rushed to the spot and detained Kamal Hossain, 55, driver of the bus, he added.
The victims were identified as CNG-run three-wheeler driver Abadul Islam, 35; its passengers Najrul Islam, 35, and Saidul Islam, 45, from Muktagachha upazila; Nurul Islam, 35, his wife Taslima Akhtar, 28, and their daughter Liza Akhtar, 12; and Nazal Islam, 55, of Madhupur upazila, according to the OC.