At least three people, including a man and his son, were killed as a covered van hit an auto-rickshaw on Chandpur-Cumilla road near Bakila Bazar in Hajiganj upazila of Chandpur district early Monday.
The deceased have been identified as Elem Hossain, 45, his son Akram Hossain, 22, and Abu Sufian - residents of Kamta in Shahrasti upazila.
Joynal Abedin, sub-inspector of Hajiganj upazila, said the accident took place around 3:30am when the covered van hit the auto-rickshaw carrying them, leaving the three people dead on the spot and two others, including the auto-driver, critically injured.
As per a news agency report, the injured were admitted to the General Hospital.
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