At lest six people were killed and nine others injured after a bus crashed into a roadside tree in Fakirhat upazila of Bagerhat on Saturday morning.
Two of the deceased were identified as Hekmat 50, and Farhad, 50.The accident took place at Kakdanga area of the upazila.
Robiul Islam, officer-in-charge of Bagerhat highway police, said the accident took place around 9 am when the Mollarhat-bound bus from Rupsha crashed into the roadside tree after its driver lost control over the steering, leaving five people dead on the spot.
The injured were taken to Fakirhat upazila health complex and Khulna Medical College and Hospital.
Among the injured, one died at the health complex, added the OC.