Three people were killed as a bus hit a pickup van on Dhaka-Aricha highway near Bathuli bus stand under Dhamrai upazila in Dhaka Monday morning.
Name of the deceased could not be known until afternoon.
Dhamrai police station officer-in-charge Dipok Chandra Saha said that the accident took place at about 7:30am when the Dhaka-bound bus and a Paturia-bound bus of Falguni Paribahan collided head-on, leaving all three in the pick-up van spot dead.
The OC said that they seized the bus and the pick-up van but the bus driver fled the scene.
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