At least four persons have been killed as a truck and Mitsubishi Pajero SUV collided head-on in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj.
The accident took place on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Noapara area of the upazila on Monday afternoon, said police.
Three of the deceased were identified as – Nazmul Islam Kajol, chairman of Bagharpara Upazila Parishad, Jessore, Ariful Islam, hailed from karimganj village of the upazila and Akhi Akhter, 22, daughter of Sumon Mia from Dhaka’s Taltola area.
Madhabpur police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Md Iqbal Hossain confirmed the matter.
He said: “A Sylhet-bound Pajero from Dhaka collided with a truck leaving two of the SUV’s passengers dead on the spot. Two others died after being taken to a local hospital.”