Three people were killed and seven others injured when a bus collided head-on with a three-wheeler in Lalmonirhat Sadar last night.
The identity of the dead, who were all passengers of the three-wheeler, could not immediately be known. The injured were also passengers of the same vehicle.
The accident occurred around 9:30pm at Borobari Khedabag area on the Rangpur-Kurigram highway when the Dhaka-bound bus rammed the three-wheeler approaching from the opposite direction.
Quoting witnesses and the injured, officer-in-charge (OC) of Lalmonirhat Sadar Police Station Mahfuz Alam said the bus driver's reckless driving led to the accident.
All the injured were rushed to Kurigram Sadar Hospital.
Police seized the bus but its driver and other staffers fled, the OC said.