Witnesses said the accident occurred around 7:30pm when a Rangpur-bound ‘Manik Express bus hit an auto-rickshaw on Kurigram road, leaving two passengers of the auto-rickshaw and its driver dead on spot and two others injured.

On information, fire service took them to Rangpur Medical College Hospital where one of them succumbed to his injuries, said Farid Ahmed Chowdhury, assistant director of Rangpur Fire Service.