Five people died and about 14 others sustained injuries when a bus hit an auto-rickshaw in Airkhamar area in Lalmonirhat on Tuesday night.
Deceased are Akkel Ali and his grandson Ashik from Bhurungamari, Mahbubul Haq from Nageshwari, Shahana Begum of Kurigram sadar while another was not identified.
Mahfuz Alam, officer-in-charge of sadar police station, said the accident took place at about 10:00pm when the Dhaka-bound bus hit the auto-rickshaw, carrying five people, leaving them dead on the spot.
On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to a local hospital morgue.
Police seized the bus while the driver managed to escape.
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