Two persons were killed and three others injured as a truck collided head-on collision with a microbus in Baraigram upazila of Natore on early Wednesday (May 18).
The deceased were identified as bus driver Moniruzzaman, 35, and one of its passengers, Al Mahbub, 43, both residents of Chuadanga Sadar upazila.
Firoz Hossain, a sub-inspector (SI) with Bonpara highway police confirmed the matter.
He said the Bonpara-bound truck crashed into the Rajshahi-bound microbus around 2:00am, leaving the two dead on the spot.
The injured were given primary treatment in Bonpara, he also said.
The two vehicles were seized, but the truck driver and its helper managed to flee the scene, the SI added.
BDST: 1307 HRS, MAY 18, 2022