At least three people, including a freedom fighter were killed and two others injured as a bus ran over a CNG-run auto rickshaw in Mathbaria upazila of Pirojpur early Sunday.
Two of the deceased were identified as freedom fighter Abu Jafar Hawladar, 65, and Auto-rickshaw driver Belayet Hossain, 35, residents of Devipur village in the upazila.
Mathbaria police station Officer-in-charge (OC) Maksuduzzaman told Banglanews that the speeding Eagle Paribahan bus hit the auto-rickshaw in Mathbaria, leaving three passengers of the auto-rickshaw dead on the spot and two others injured.
He said the injured were sent to Sher-e-Bangla Medical College Hospital in Barishal.
The bodies were sent to the hospital for autopsy, the OC added.
BDST: 1152 HRS, DEC 08, 2019