Three members of a family were killed when a truck carrying a group of workers plunged into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Tangail highway in Shubulla area of Mirzapur upazila on Tuesday morning.
The deceased have been identified as Niranjan, 30, his wife Sagori, and their daughter Swarna, hailing from Joypurhat district, according to a news agency report.
AKM Abu Kaiser, officer-in-charge of Gorai Highway Police, said the accident took place when a Joypurhat-bound truck carrying around 30 workers from Chandra plunged into the ditch after its driver lost control over the steering, leaving the trio dead on the spot and 21 others injured.
The injured were then admitted to different hospitals of the upazila.
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