Four people were killed and four others injured when a rod-laden truck skidded off road at Anantapur under Taraganj upazila in Rangpur on Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Abu Bakar Siddique, 55, son of late Kasiruddin, Farhad Hossain, 30, son of Samser Ali, of Taraganj upazila, Anil Chandra Ray, 50, son of Krishno Chandra Ray, Khoyrat Hossain, 55, son of late Kachua Mahmood, of Kishoriganj upazila of Nilphamari. They all were day labourers.
Critically injured Wasim Ali, 35, was admitted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital and Rashidul Islam, 40 , Amir Hossain, 45 and Aynal Miah, 35 were admitted to Taraganj Upazila Health Complex.
Zinnat Ali, officer-in-charge of Taraganj police, said that the accident took place when the driver of the truck lost control over the steering and skidded off the road.
After the accident, police and fire service personnel went to the spot and recovered the bodies, the OC said.
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