At least 3 people were killed and 25 more injured at a road accident in Tungipara upazila of Gopalganj on Saturday morning.

The accident occurred in Khaleker Bazar area as a bus of Dola Paribahan fell into a roadside ditch while trying to overtake another vehicle.

Monirul Islam, officer in charge of Gopalganj sadar police station, confirmed the news of deaths of three people.

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He said the Dhaka-bound bus from Tungipara lost control at around 11:15am.

One of the victims died on the spot while two others died on the way to hospital, the OC added.