Three people were killed after a truck hit a pickup van on Dhaka-Aricha highway at Nayadingi in Saturia upazila on Friday.
The deceased were identified as pickup van driver Chan Mia, 28, from Rangpur, Zillur Rahmn, 30, and Hamidur Rahman, 30, of Jashore’s Keshabpur Upazila.
Highway police said the accident took place around 7:30am when the goods-laden truck hit the pick-up van transporting poultry, killing two on the spot and injuring the driver.
Chan Mia succumbed to his injuries when he was being taken to Manikganj Sadar Hospital, said Lutfur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Golra highway police.
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