Five people were killed and four others injured in a head-on collision between a truck and a human hauler on Mymensingh-Kishoreganj road at Gauripur in Mymensingh on Friday evening.
Identities of the victims could not be known immediately. All the victims hailed from Kishoreganj district, police said.
The accident occurred in Shibpur area around 6:45pm when a Mymensingh-bound truck hit a human hauler coming from opposite direction, said Morshedul Hasan, officer-in-charge (investigation) of Gauripur police atation.
The impact of crash killed one on the spot and injured eight others.
The injured were rushed to Ishwarganj Upazila Health Complex where two others died.
The rest wounded were referred to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital and two of them succumbed to their injuries, hospital sources said.