Two elderly people were killed and three others injured as a CNG-run auto-rickshaw plunged into a ditch at Kashaipara on the Bandarban-Chittagang Road in Sadar upazila of Banarban district on Sunday morning.
The deceased were identified as Thoayching Nu Marma, 50, Abdul Amin, 55, of Reichha Thungri Para while the injured is Babul Dash, 55, of Sadar upazila.
Witnesses said the victims were going to Bandarban town from Reicha area riding an auto rickshaw. On arrival at Kasaipara on Bandarban-Keranihat road, the vehicle turned turtle as its driver lost control over the steering around 10:30am, killing Thoaieching Nu on the spot and injuring three others.
The injured were admitted to Bandarban Medical College Hospital where Abdul Amin succumbed to his injuries.
Of the injured, Babul Das was shifted to Chittagong Medical College Hospital as his condition deteriorated.
Bandarban Sadar Thana Officer-In-Charge (OC) Imtiaj Ahmed confirmed the matter.