Three people were killed and another was injured as a truck fell into a roadside ditch on the Dhaka-Tangail highway in Mirzapur upazila on Wednesday morning.
The dead were identified as Ratan of Shariatpur, Shahjahan of Keraniganj in Dhaka and Rafique of Bikrampur districts. They all aged in between 35-45.
Gorai Highway thana OC Humayun Kabir said a Sirajganj-bound truck loaded with CI sheets plunged into a 25-30 foot roadside ditch at Achhimtala at about 6:30am as its driver lost control over steering, killing three on the spot.
The dead and injured people were travelling on the truck as its passengers, he added.