The accident occurred around 8.30am in the Palerhat area of Fakirhat upazila when the Dhaka-bound bus crashed into the truck coming from the opposite direction, said Sheikh Abul Hasan, in-charge of Mollahat Highway Police.

“The impact of the crash was such that the three died on the spot. The injured are being treated at a local hospital,” he said, adding that the two vehicles were compounded.