Five people were killed and seven others injured in separate road accidents in Magura and Habiganj districts on Monday.
Witnesses said a road accident took place at Andiura in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj around 1:30pm, leaving three dead and five others injured.
Md Maenul Islam, officer-in-charge of Shayestaganj Highway Police Station, said a bus hit an auto-rickshaw, leaving two people dead.
The injured were taken to Madhabpur Upazila Health Complex where one of them was declared dead.
In another accident, a woman and her baby girl were killed in a collision between a truck and a three-wheeler on Magura-Shalikha road at Junary in Shalikha upazila of Magura in the morning.
The deceased were identified as Sharifa Khatun, 30, wife of Ibadul Islam of Kulum village of the upazila and her 10-month-old daughter Khadiza.
Two other passengers were also injured in the accident.
Police seized the killer truck and detained the helper of its driver. The driver managed to escape.
Tarak Nath Biswas, officer-in-charge of Shalikha police station, said a case was filed in this regard.