Seven people were killed and 15 others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck on the Dhaka-Bogra highway at Dhankundi in Sherpur upazila on Friday, UNB reports.
Identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.
Ehsan Ali, officer-in-charge of Sherpur Police Station, said the accident occurred around 6am when a Dinajpur-bound bus from Bogra collided head-on with the truck, coming from the opposite direction, leaving seven people killed on the spot and 15 others injured.
The injured were rushed to Sherpur Upazila Health Complex where doctors referred five of them to Bogra Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital as their condition was found worsening.
On information, police and firefighters rushed in and recovered the bodies but were yet to salvage the vehicles.