At least four people were killed in a head-on collision between a human hauler (locally known Leguna) and a covered van in front of Sohagpara Jui-Juthi Pump area under Mirzapur upazila of Tangail on Saturday.
The accident happened on Dhaka-Tangail highway at around 6 am.The deceased were--Jahanur, 18, wife of Sultan Miha of Gobindarai village under Sadullapur upazila of Gaibandha, Tapan Chandra Das, 25, son of Amalya Chandra Das, of the same area, Marjina Begum, 27, wife of Al Amin Miha of Gopalpur Upazila of Tangail and Rasheda Begum of Rangpur.
According to police, all the deceased had reportedly been working for 'Nasir Glass Industry.' The injured were admitted to Kumudini Hospital.
The driver could not be detained as he fled fled away with his vehicle, Gorai highway police in-charge Moniruzzaman said.