At least seven people were killed in separate road accidents in Natore and Narayanganj on Sunday, report UNB and BSS.
United News of Bangladesh reports from Natore that three members of a family were killed when a truck rammed a motorbike at Bashbaria in Bagatipara upazila on Sunday.
The deceased were identified as Khaledur Rahman, his wife Sonia and there six-year-old daughter Tashfi.
Police said the accident took place when a sand-laden truck hit a motorbike carrying three people, leaving the trio dead on the spot.
On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to a hospital morgue for autopsy.
However, police could not arrest anyone as the truck driver managed to flee.
Bangladesh Sangbad Sangtha reports from Narayanganj that four passengers of a private car were killed as the vehicle fell into a roadside ditch in Bostol area of Araihazar in Sonargaon upazila of the district on Sunday.
The deceased were identified as Sahidullah Mukter, 45, son of Kajem Ali, Ripon, 41, son of Ilu Miah, Raju, 42, son of Zahur Ali and Momen, 40, son of Mizanur Rahman. All were residents of different areas of Araihazar upazila.
Officer-in-charge of Sonargaon Police Station Morshed Alam said the accident occurred on Dhaka-Chattogram highway at about 8:00am when the private car fell into the roadside ditch after the driver lost control over the steering due to dense fog, leaving the four people dead on the spot.
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