At least four people including three university students were killed and 4 others injured as a private car collided head-on with a bus at Shibpur Upazila in Narsingdi early Saturday.
The accident took place at Karar Char area on Dhaka-Sylhet Highway of the upazila at 3:00am.The deceased were identified as Akib Hossain, 27, Jannatul Ferdous 25, and Sadia Akhter, 24, and driver of the private car Emran, 32. All of them were passengers of the private car.
Akib, Jannatul and Sadia were students of Millennium University in Dhaka.
Jakrul Kabir, Itakhola Highway Police Camp sergeant, said the Sylhet-bound bus of Shyamoli Paribahan collided with a Dhaka-bound private car in front of Kararchar Madina Jute Mills at Shibpur around 3:00 am, leaving three people dead on the spot.
Critically injured Akib Hossain and Sajal Mia were admitted to Narsingdi Zila Hospital where Akib Hossain died.
Critically injured Sajal Mia was referred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Sergeant Jakrul added.