At least five people were killed in separate road accidents in three districts including the capital on Wednesday.
In the capital, two people were killed after being hit by a truck in the city’s Shanir Akhra area on Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Bashar, 31, a helper of the truck driver and son of Rafez Hawladar and Harunur Rashid, 40.
The accident took place around 5:15am when a truck hit a brick-laden truck from behind while unloading bricks, leaving the brick owner died on the spot and injured Bashar, said sub-inspector Abdur Rhman Khan of Dhaka Medical College Hospital police camp.
Bashar was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where the doctors declared him dead.
In Mymensingh, two people were killed when a truck rammed a motorbike on Mymensingh-Kishoreganj road at Chamtabazar in Nandail upazila on Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Tapan Mia, 17 and Sharif Uddin, 28.
Quamrul Islam, officer-in-charge of Nandail police said that the accident took place around 8:00am when the truck hit a Kishoreganj-bound motorbike, leaving its riders dead on the spot.
Police recovered the bodies and sent those to a local hospital morgue for autopsy.
In Gazipur, Mosharraf Hossain, a helper of the truck driver of Mymensingh, was killed and another injured when a truck rammed a covered-van on Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway at Rajendrapur intersection on Wednesday.
Zakir Hossain, station officer of Gazipur Fire Service and Civil Defence said that the accident took place when a truck hit a Mymensingh-bound covered-van from behind, leaving the truck driver Abu Hanif and helper injured.
The injured were taken to a local hospital where the doctors declared Mosharraf dead.
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