A man and his son-in-law were killed and two others injured in a road accident at Atgharia upazila in Pabna on Saturday morning.
The accident took place at 8:00 am on Tebunia-Chatmohor road at Jalaler Dhal area.The deceased were identified as Mahtab Uddin Sardar, 70, son of late Chand Ali Sardar, hailing from Khatabbari Paschim para village at Mulgram union of Chatmohor upazila and his son-in-law Abul Basar, 45, son of Golap Hossain, of the same area.
The injured are identified as Kutub Uddin, 45, from Suigram of the upazila and Muchad Ali, 40, of Khatbari village of the same upazila. They are now undergoing treatment at Pabna General Hospital.
Rashedul Islam, nephew of Mahtab Uddin, said a rice-laden engine-run trolley collided with Pabna-bound battery-run auto-rickshaw, coming from opposite direction, carrying them in the area, leaving four passengers of the auto-rickshaw injured.
Later, locals took the injured to the Hospital where duty doctor declared Mahtab dead. Abul Basar died of the way to Rajshahi Medical College and Hospital.
Rakibul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Atgharia Police Station, confirmed the matter.