Sylhet: Four people, including three members of a family, were killed in a road accident at Bokar Bhangga in Chhatak upazila of Sunamganj district on Wednesday morning.
The deceased were identified as Altunnesa,36, wife of late Altab Miah, her daughter Sumina Akter,4, and nephew Riaz Uddin,7, son of Gias Uddin -of Jatua village in the upazila and Saad Miah, of Banshtola village.
Police, quoting witnesses, said the accident took place on the Sylhet-Sunamganj Highway at about 8:00 am as a speeding private car while overtaking another vehicle ran over the four people when they were crossing the road in the area, leaving them dead on the spot.
Police seized the killer vehicle but its driver managed to flee the scene.
Later, police recovered the bodies and sent those to Sunamganj Sadar hospital morgue for autopsy.
A case was filed in this connection.
3 of a family among 4 killed in road crash