Four people were killed and one was severely injured in a collision between a mini truck and a private car in Dargahat area on Bogra-Naogaon highway under Kahaloo upazila of the district this morning, reports BSS.
The deceased were identified as Tanser Ali, 60, his son Togor Ali, 35, from Dhamoirhat upazila of Naogaon district, Abdur Rahman, 35, and Sumon, 30, from Patnitala upazila of Naogaon district.
Kahaloo Thana officer-in charge (OC) Ambar Hossain told BSS that, "The accident occurred around 8.30am on Bogra-Naogaon highway near Dargahat area. Three people died on the spot."
Locals rescued Shakil and Abdur Rahim in a critical condition and rushed to the SZMC. Rahim died on his way to the hospital.
Police sources said the mini truck was seized and a search operation was launched to catch the driver as he managed to flee the spot.
Also, filing of a case in this regard is underway.