Three members of a family including a child were killed in an accident on Dhaka-Mawa Highway when a reckless bus hit their motorcycle in Sirajdikhan upazila of the district early yesterday.
The deceased were identified as Mohammad Shahabuddin, 45, his wife Jharna Begum, 30, and their 12-year-old daughter Bristi Akther. A driver by profession, Shahabuddin lived in Tejgaon area with his family.
Mahbubur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Sirajdikhan Police Station, said the accident occurred around 5:15am in Nimtoli Chaltapara area and the three died on the spot.
Md Shafiq, cousin of Shahabuddin, told The Daily Star over the phone that the deceased left his village home at Nilkomol in Charfashion upazila of Bhola for Dhaka on a motorcycle with his wife and daughter on Thursday evening.
The bodies were kept at the police station, the OC added.