Three members of a family were killed and two others were injured when a microbus hit a road side electric pole at Biman Office More area in Jashore on Friday night.
The deceased were identified as sisters Tonima Yeasmin Piyasha, 25, wife of Shafiqul Islam, and Tanjila Yeasmin Easha, 30, wife of Sumon and their sister-in-law Tithi, 35, wife of Monjur Hossain.The injured are identified as Monirul, 4, son of Tithi and Hridoy, 3.
Md Touhidul Islam, assistant superintendent of Jashore police, said the accident took place around 1:00am when the car hit an electric pole, leaving the trio dead on the spot.
Among the injured, the condition of three-year-old Monirul had deteriorated. He was sent to Dhaka for better treatment.
It is unclear what caused the accident.
On information, police recovered the bodies.