Five people were killed as a truck crashed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Trishal in Mymensingh on Sunday, reports UNB quoting police.

The identities of the deceased could not be confirmed immediately but they were described as three men, one woman, and a girl child from Uchakhila union of Ishwarganj upazila of Mymensingh.

The accident occurred at 7:45 pm on the Balipara road as the auto-rickshaw tried to overtake the truck, Main Uddin, officer-in-charge of Trishal Police Station, said.

The men, woman, and child – all passengers of the auto-rickshaw – immediately died from the impact of the crash, he added.