Three people were killed and three others injured as a bus collided with a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in Kakoirtola area of Chandpur-Cumilla highway in Chandpur's Shahrasti upazila on Wednesday, reports UNB.
The deceased were identified as auto-rickshaw driver Monir Hossain, 45, and Gunodhar Chakraborty, 70, and Hari Chandra Chakraborty, 55.
Officer-in-Charge of Shahrasti police station Shah Alam said the accident occurred at 1:00pm when the Chandpur -bound bus of Padma Paribahan collided with the Cumilla bound auto-rickshaw, killing three people on the spot.
The bodies were handed over to their families considering their request, the OC said.
The injured were admitted to a local hospital, he added.