Four people were killed and another was injured in separate road accidents in Monohorgonj and Sadar upazilas of Cumilla on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified Ruhal Amin of Sakchail village in Manoharganj upazila, his wife Selina Akhter, college student Maymuna Akhter, of the same area and microbus driver Liton Mia of Nabinagar upazila of Brahmanbaria.
A Dhaka-bound bus hit an auto-rickshaw while overtaking another bus on Cumilla-Noakhali regional highway in Monohorgonj upazila around 11 am, leaving three auto-rickshaw passengers dead on spot.
Injured auto-rickshaw driver Khokon Mia is undergoing treatment at Cumilla Medical College and Hospital.
Earlier in the morning, a newspaper-carrying microbus collided with a truck on Dhaka-Chattogram highway at Kalakochua in Burichang upazila, leaving microbus driver Liton Mia dead on the spot.
Mainamati Highway police OC Belal Uddin Jahangir and Lalmai outpost in-charge Masudur Rahman said the bodies were sent to Cumilla Medical College and Hospital morgue for autopsy.
Source: United News of Bangladesh