Pabna : A truck rammed into a human-hauler on Pabna-Nagarbari highway in Bera upazila on Wednesday morning, left five passengers dead and three others injured.
The dead were identified as Champa Khatun, 42, Motin Meer, 60, Rana Hossain, 14, Ahsan Habib, 60, and Runa Khatun, 18.
Aminpur thana OC Jasimuddin said a Dhaka-bound garlic-laden truck rammed into a human hauler parked on roadside at about 9am as the driver lost his control over steering, killing three passengers on the spot.
Two of the injured died on way to hospital.
The injured were admitted to local health complex.