Three members of a family died on Sunday in a road accident at Dhaka-Mawa Highway near Keotkhali area of Shreenagar Upazila in Munshiganj district.
Md Shamsuzzaman of Munshiganj police said the accident took place in a head-on collision between a bus and a private car.
The deceased were identified as Azhar Hossain Mridha, his wife Jahanara Begum and his sister Maksuda Begum of Louhajangh Upazila in the district. The family’s house help Marium Begum and driver Korban Ali were critically injured. They were rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
ASP Shamsuzzaman said, a Mawa-bound bus of Shwadhin Transport collided head-on with a private car. The car crash left Mridha and his wife dead on the spot.
Maksuda succumbed to her injuries while locals were taking her to hospital. Police detained the bus, but the driver managed to flee, according to bdnews24.com.