Three people, including a septuagenarian man, were killed in separate road accidents in Cumilla and Khulna districts on Thursday, UNB reports.
In Cumilla, the driver of a Chattogram-bound poultry-laden covered van died on the spot after being hit by a truck from behind at Korpai in Burichang upazila around 7:30 am, said Mahabubur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Mainamati Highway Police Station.
The deceased was identified as Abu Selim, son of Ajiuddin of Bharera village in the upazila.
In another incident, an unidentified man was killed in a road accident at Kalakachua in Burichang upazila early Thursday.
In Khulna, a septuagenarian man was killed when a motorcycle hit him in Paikgaccha upazila town on Thursday.
Aminul Islam, officer-in-charge of Paikgaccha Police Station, said Makbul Hossain, 70, sustained injuries when a motorbike hit him while crossing road around 9 pm on Wednesday.
Later, he was taken to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries around 9:30 am on Thursday.
The body was sent to Khulna Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.