Three passengers of a Compressed Natural Gas-run auto-rickshaw were killed and its driver was injured as a truck hit the vehicle at village Panchani of Matlab Uttar upazila in Chandpur on Tuesday morning.
The victims were identified as Mafiz Pathan, 45, Alamgir Hossain, 40, residents of Panchani, and Anik Ahammed, 25, of village Baherchar in the upazila.
The accident took place as the truck hit the auto-rickshaw due to dense fog, leaving the four people critically injured, said Anwarul Haque, officer-in-charge of Uttar Matlab police station.
They were rushed to a local hospital where physicians declared the trio dead and referred the driver to Dhaka.
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