Two persons were killed and one was injured when a truck and a battery-run auto-rickshaw had a head on collision in Abhaynagar of Jashore district on Saturday morning.
The victims were identified as- Monirul Islam, 44 of son of Dabir Sheikh of Savarpara village and Mizanur Rahman Bishwas, 45, son of Malek Bishwas of Khanjahanpur village of Fultola upazilla.
Another person identified as Inamul Islam, 19 was injured.
According to locals and police sources, the accident occurred on Jashore-Khulna highway as the easy-bike collided head on with a Khulna bound truck near Nowapara, Pirbari area, leaving three of its passengers severely injured.
On information, a fire service unit rushed the spot, rescued the injured persons and admitted them to Abhaynagar upazilla health complex.
Nowapara Highway Thana OC Md Sahabuddin Chowdhury told BSS that the vehicles were seized even though the helper and the driver of the truck managed to flee the spot.
A case has been filled in this regard, said the official.