Three people were killed and eight others injured in a head-on collision between a pick-up van and a human hauler (locally known as Nosimon) at Barab area on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Rupganj upazila of Narayanganj on Tuesday night.
The deceased were identified as Rabbi, Sahbuddin and Jahangir, all of them were day laborers.The identities of the injured could not be known yet.
Confirming the news Abdul Samad, sub-inspector (SI) of Kanchpur Highway Police Station said the accident took place when a Kanchpur-bound pick-van collided with a Human hauler coming from opposite direction at the area, leaving three passengers of human hauler dead on the spot and eight others injured.
Later, the injured were rescued and took them to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH), he said.
SI also said the deceased were sent to Narayanganj General Hospital morgue for autopsies.