Three people were killed in a head-on collision between a bus and an auto rickshaw at Komid Dewhata area on Dhaka-Tangail highway on Sunday.
In the accident, a couple was killed and their five-year old daughter was injured.
The deceased are Jahangir Alam, 35, hailed from Mirzapur upazila’s Chandunia area, his wife Taslima Begum, 30 and auto rickshaw driver Shariful Islam, 40.
A bus from Gazipur had a head-on collision with an auto rickshaw coming from the opposite direction, leaving the couple dead on the spot and two others injured, said Officer-in-charge of Mirzapur Police Station Sayedur Rahman.
Both the injured persons were rushed to Mirzapur’s Kumudini Medical and the auto rickshaw driver died while being under treatment, he added.
He further said that the bodies are under police custody at Mirzapur PS.
The child is in critical condition.