Two people were killed and four others were injured as a bus collided with a battery-run autorickshaw at the Jhopgari area on the Dhaka-Rangpur highway as it crosses Bogura early Friday.
The deceased were identified as Anowara Begum, 45, and Hamidun Begum, 55, both from Namabala village of Shakharia union under Bogura Sadar upazila, reports UNB.
Locals said the accident occurred when an autorickshaw collided head-on with a Rangpur-bound bus on the Dhaka-Rangpur highway at the Jhopgari area at around 8am.
Later, Locals rescued the two victims and sent them to Bogura Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital where the doctor pronounced them dead, said police.
The injured are under treatment at the TMSS Medical College and Hospital.
However, the driver along with the bus fled the scene immediately after the accident.
Md Selim Reza, officer-in-charge of the Sadar Police Station, said they handed over the deceased's bodies to their families.