MANIKGANJ: Three people, including driver and helper of a pick-up van and its lone passenger, were killed in a road accident in Saturia upazila on Friday (Mar 15) morning.
The deceased were identified Chan Miah, 25, driver of the van, hailed from Rangpur, his helper Habibur Rahman, 25, poultry trader Zillur Rahman, 30. Both of them hail from Kesabpur of Jashore.
The accident took place around 7:00am when a recklessly driven truck collided head on with the pick-up van carrying livestock in front of Noyadingi Rising Spinning Mill, leaving the duo dead on the spot and injured another, said Lutfor Rahman, officer in charge of Golra Highway Police Station.
After the accident, driver of the truck and his helper fled the scene, he added.
The injured was taken to a nearby hospital and later he succumbed to his injuries on way to Dhaka Medical Colelg Hospital.
BDST: 1210 HRS, MAR 15, 2019