Three people persons were killed in a road accident near Dhaperhat point on the Rangpur-Dhaka highway under Pirganj upazila of the district in the early Tuesday.
The accident occurred when a Rangpur bound covered-van from Dhaka turned turtle after the driver lost control over the steering and hit a night coach from the behind there at 4 am today said Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Pirganj Thana Saresh Chandra.
The deceased were identified as night coach supervisor Rezaul Karim, 40, son of Joynal Abedin of village Singher Shimla in Sherpur upazila of Bogura and passengers Jharna Begum, 24, daughter of Bashir Uddin of village Dharla Kandi and Shamsunnahar, 50, wife of Ansar Ali of village Prothom Danga in Pirganj upazila of Rangpur districts.
Three people, including supervisor of the Thakurgaon bound night coach from Dhaka and its two female passengers were killed on the spot and four others injured in the accident.
The injured persons were admitted to nearby Pirganj Upazila Health Complex.
“A case was filed in this connection with Pirganj Police Station,” the OC added.