Three people were killed and three others injured as a truck overturned on Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in Garzaria Masterbari area in Sreepur upazila of Gazipur on Thursday night, reports UNB.
Two of the deceased were identified as Jahangir, son of certain Mujibur Rahman and Saiful, son of certain Alfaz Uddin of Sherpur district while the identity of the another deceased could not be known yet.
The Dhaka-bound truck overturned on the highway around 11:15pm after hitting a road divider as its driver lost control over the steering, leaving three pedestrians dead on the spot and three others injured, said, Manjur Hossain, officer-in-charge of Mawna Highway police camp.
The injured were taken to a local hospital.
Police arrested truck driver Badshah.