Three men were killed and another injured when a pick-up van ploughed into them on the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway in the MC Bazar area of Gazipur's in the early hours of Friday.
The deceased were identified as Tofazzal Hossain, son of Shohor Ali of Mymensingh district, Abdul Majid Jony, son of Abul Hossain of Chuadanga, and Ibrahim Habib, son of Abdul Haque of Khulna district.
The victims used to sell prayer mats and other items in the area.
Hadiul Islam, a sub-inspector of Mawna Highway Police, said the accident occurred around 1.30am when the pickup van hit the four at a high speed as soon as they got down from a vehicle on the highway.
The impact of the accident was such that the three died on the spot, while the injured was taken to a local hospital. Police have sent the four bodies to the local hospital morgue for post-mortem.
Source: United News of Bangladesh