Eye-witnesses said the auto-rickshaw with five passengers plunged into the roadside ditch following a collision with the truck on the high-speed corridor in Kasba upazila, leaving its two occupants dead on the spot and four others injured.

The injured have been admitted to Brahmanbaria Sadar Hospital, police said.

Md Shahjalal Alam, officer-in-charge of the Khantihata Highway Police, said the bodies was sent to the Sadar Hospital morgue for post-mortem.