BOGURA: Two people were killed and four others injured when a speeding bus hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Dhaka-Bogura highway in Hamchayapur area of Sherpur upazila in Bogura on Thursday.
One of the deceased was identified as driver of the three-wheeler Abdul Based, 31, son of Shahar Uddin from Birail village of Sherpur upazila’s Mirzapur union.
He said the accident occurred when the bus rammed into the three-wheeler while giving side to a motorcycle coming from the wrong direction.
The collision left six people travelling the three-wheeler critically injured.
All of them were taken to Sherpur Upazila Health Complex for treatment where one of the injured died upon arrival.
The rest were transferred to Shahid Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital (SZMC) where another person breathed his last a while later.
The remaining four are currently undergoing treatment at the hospital.