At least two people were killed and five others injured when a truck hit a pickup van in Mithapukur’s Jaigir Haat on Dhaka-Rangpur highway early Monday.
Of the deceased, one was a man and the other a woman, both hailing from Bogra’s Sherpur. However, the identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.
According to Boro Dargah highway police sub-inspector Hafizur Rahman, a Bogra-bound pickup van collided head on with a fertilizer-laden truck in Jaigir Haat, leaving two of the pickup van passengers killed on the spot and injured the other five.
The injured were admitted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital, the SI added.
Two people were killed in a road accident in front of Sadar upazila office in the district town on Monday morning, reports news agency UNB.
Identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.
Police said a Rangpur-bound bus of Mehedi Paribahan from Dinajpur knocked a battery-run auto-rickshaw from behind in the area around 10:45 am, leaving two people dead on the spot.