Savar: Three people, including two fish traders, were killed and 10 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on the Dhaka-Aricha Highway in Dhamrai upazila of Dhaka district early Monday.
The deceased, identified as Imtiaz, 40, and Kawsar, 30, both fish traders, and garments worker Bishwajit, 32, hailed from Singair and sadar upazilas of Manikganj district.
Police and locals said the Dhaka-bound bus collided head-on with the truck on the highway at Shreerampur around 4.00am, leaving truck riders Imtiaz and Kawsar dead on the spot and 10 others on the bus injured.
The garments worker, Bishwajit, was also injured in the accident while he was walking on the road.
Bishwajit was taken to Manikganj Sadar Hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Officer-in-charge of Dhamrai Police Station Feroz Talukdar confirming the accident said police recovered the bodies from the spot and those were kept at the police station.
3 killed in road mishap