At least three people were killed and six others were injured in separate road accidents in Munshiganj and Bogra districts on Friday, according to reports received from the districts.
New Age correspondent in Munshiganj reported that one person was killed and four others were injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on Friday morning at Dhaka-Mawa highway in the district.
Hasara highway police outpost in-charge Golam Morshed Talukder said that a Dhaka-bound Al Mamun Classic Paribahan bus had collided head-on with a Mawa-bound goods-laden truck in Ramerkhola area leaving one person dead on the spot and four others injured.
The deceased could not be identified immediately.
The injured were taken to Mitford Hospital in Dhaka.
Traffic movement was halted on the highway for several hours following the accident.
New Age correspondent in Bogra reported that one motorbike rider was killed and two others were injured in a road accident at Gokul under Sadar upazila in the district on Friday morning.
The deceased was identified as Shanto Sheikh, 17, son of Thandu Sheikh of Atapara area under the same upazila and a student of Sir Azizul Haque College and University.
Shanto died on the spot and his friends Sabbir and Alik were injured when a Ranpur-bound truck hit their bike in front of Gokul Jame Masjid on Bogra-Rangpur highway at 10:00am.
The injured were getting treatment at TMSS Medical College Hospital and Rafatullah Community Hospital.
At Shaheed Zia Medical College Hospital, a 12-year-old girl succumbed to her injuries on Friday morning.
The deceased Nupur Khatun, daughter of Nazrul Islam of village Kaidala under Nandigram upazila, was a sixth grader at Ranabagha High School.
Highway Kundarhat police outpost in-charge Kajal Kumar Nandy said that Nupur along with her schoolmate Habiba Khatun, 12, had got seriously injured on Thursday morning when a Natore-bound speedy truck hit them from behind as they were going to school in Shaharkuri area.
Habiba, daughter of Sarful Haque of the same village, had earlier succumbed to her injuries on that day.
Locals seized the truck but the driver and his helper managed to flee, Kajal added.
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