Three people were killed and five others injured as a bus hit a human hauler on Dhaka-Barisal highway at Samaddar in sadar upazila of Madaripur on Friday.
The deceased are Sumon Matobbar, 30, son of Harun Matobbor and his nephew Hasan, 12, son of Faruk Matobbor of Kendua area and Shakil, 14, reports UNB news agency.
Witnesses said a human hauler plunged into a roadside ditch after being hit by a Dhaka-bound bus of ‘Hanif Paribahan’ from Barisal, leaving the driver of the human hauler and another dead on the spot and six people injured.
The injured were rushed to Sadar Hospital and Rajoir Upazila Health Complex. Among them, Shakil succumbed to his injuries at the upazila health complex.
Police seized the two vehicles but could not arrest anyone.