At least four people were killed and two others injured as a bus collided head-on with an auto-rickshaw on Begumganj-Maijdi road at Dorbeshpur in Noakhali on Saturday.
The deceased were identified as Khadiza Begum, 40, wife of Badal Mia of Muzahidpur village in Begumganj upazila, her daughter Kamrunnahar Poli, 20, and Sohiduzzaman Sakib, 19, son of Omar Faruq of Darbespur village, and Md Ibrahim Razu, 40, son of Omar Faruk of Wasiqpur village.
Witnesses said a Sonapur-bound bus of 'Shugandha Paribahan' collided head on with an auto-rickshaw around 2:00pm leaving six people injured, reports UNB.
The injured were rushed to a local hospital, but the duty-doctors declared three of them dead while another succumbed to his injuries later in the day, said Firoz Molla, officer-in-charge of Begumganj Police Station.
Police seized the bus, but its driver managed to flee the scene immediately after the incident, he added.
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