Sirajganj: Three people, including a father and his son, were killed as a rashly-driven truck rammed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Bogra-Nagarbari highway in Raiganj upazilla Saturday morning.
Two of the deceased were identified as Radhasham Kundo, 60, and his son Meghnad Kundo, 25, of Ghurka village in Raiganj. The identity of another dead, a man, could not be known immediately.
“A Dhaka-bound truck crashed into the auto-rickshaw at about 7.30am at Ghurka, killing the three on the spot,” said Officer-in-charge of Hatikumrul Highway Thana Dinbandhu Das.
Police seized the killer truck but its driver and helper managed to flee the scene.
The bodies were sent to Sirajganj Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.
BDST: 1025, 19 July 2010