Four people were killed and another injured when a speeding bus hit an auto-rickshaw on Kurigram road at Nabdiganj in Rangpur city on Sunday, UNB reports.

Two of the deceased were- Pabitra Nandi of Khulna’s Paikgachha and Anil Chadra, 55, a resident of Rangpur city. However, identities of two others were not immediately known.

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.