At least two women were killed and three others injured after a lorry hit an auto-rickshaw on Sherpur-Dhaka Highway at Zamuna Para in Sherpur on Sunday.
The deceased were Nila Khatun, 35, of Sherua village in the upazila, and Arpita Saha, 20, of Mathurapur village in Dhunat upazila.
Ratan Islam, station officer of Sherpur Fire Service and Civil Defence, said the accident took place around 10:00am when the Dhaka-bound lorry hit an auto-rickshaw, leaving Nila dead on the spot and four others injured.
The injured were taken to Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital where Arpita died later.
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