Four people including a woman and her daughter, were killed and three others injured when a bus rammed a pick-up van on the Dhaka-Aricha highway at Tara in Ghior upazila on Friday,UNB reports.
The deceased were identified as Shefali Begum, 50, wife of Zinnat Ali of Nobogram village in Sadar upazila, her daughter Nargis Akter, 30, Mizanur Rahman, 30, of Joynagar village in sadar upazila and Paran Rajbongshi, 48 of Tangail.
Yeamin-ud-Daula, in-charge of Borongail highway police camp, said the accident took place around 6am when a Paturia-bound ‘Shohagh Paribahan’ bus hit a pick-up van coming from the opposite direction, leaving Shefali killed on the spot and six others injured.
Later, Shefali’s daughter Nargis died on way to Manikganj sadar hospital while Mizanur and Paran died after admission at the hospital. Of the injured, an unidentified man was shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital following deterioration of his condition.
Police seized the bus and pick-up van but could not arrest anyone as the drivers of both the vehicles fled the scene.