Police said the Panchagarh-bound truck hit the auto-rickshaw in Auliapur Board Office area, leaving two auto-rickshaw passengers dead on spot and five others injured.

The injured were taken to Thakurgaon Sadar Hospital where one succumbed to his injuries.

Thakurgaon Adhunik Sadar Hospital residential medical officer Rakibul Alam Chayan said that the condition of the injured is critical.

Tanvirul Islam, officer-in-charge of Thakurgaon police station, said the truck driver managed to flee.

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