BARISAL, Feb 28: Three people including a SSC candidate and a child were killed in separate road accidents on Sunday.
Barisal Airport police station sources said Shraboni Roy, 9, was hit by a speedy pickup van from the back and died on the spot when she was crossing the highway at Kashipur area in the city.
Meanwhile, two bikers died on the spot when a passenger bus hit them from behind in the district's Wazirpur area.
The victims were identified as Mostofa Hawladar, 16, a SSC candidate from Dhamura High School, and Md Hasan, a local resident.
Dhapura camp police seized the bus but the driver managed to escape from the spot.
Police recovered the bodies and later sent those to the Barisal Sher-E-Bangla Medical College Hospital for autopsy.