Three people, all members of the same family, were killed and two others injured when a truck collided with a human hauler on Dhaka-Khulna highway at Majhigati in Kashiani upazila of Gopalganj district on Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Selina Begum, 48, headmistress of Jaynagar Govt Primary School, her daughter Eka Moni, 20, assistant teacher at Char Muguria Govt Primary School and Eka Moni's daughter Maisha, 3.
Two others- Eka Moni's son Bishal and human hauler driver Kamrul- were also injured in the crash.
Selina's nephew Nadim Hossain said the human hauler fell into a roadside ditch being hit by the truck in Majhigati around 2pm, leaving , leaving two passengers dead on the spot.
Three of the injured were taken to Faridpur Medical College Hospital where Eka Moni succumbed to her injuries and the other two are undergoing treatment, said officer-in-charge of Kashiani Police Station Azizur Rahman.