At least six people were killed in road accidents in Jhenaidah, Chandpur and Pabna districts on Saturday.
In Jhenaidah, a man and his son were killed when a bus rammed their motorcycle at Nasti Bazar of Maheshpur upazila in the afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Mohidul Islam and his son Ashiqur Rahman, of Shibanandapur village in the upazila.
Rashedul Alam, officer-in-charge of Maheshpur Police Station, said the accident left the duo critically injured around 5pm. When they were taken to the Upazila Health Complex, the duty doctor declared Ashiqur dead.
Later, Mohidul succumbed to his injuries while being taken to Jashore Medical College Hospital for better treatment.
Earlier, a man – Helal Uddin, son of late Nasir Uddin of Chuadanga’s Jibannagar upazila -- was killed after his power-tiller overturned at Kashipur in Kaliganj upazila here.
Mahfuzur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Kaliganj Police Station, said the straw-laden vehicle overturned after being hit by a truck in the morning, leaving Helal dead on the spot.
In Pabna, an elderly man and his son-in-law were killed as a power-tiller collided head-on with their battery-run auto-rickshaw at Jalaler Dhal of Atgharia upazila in the morning.
The victims are Mahtab Uddin Sardar, 70, of Mulgram in Chatmohar upazila, and his son-in-law Abul Bashar, 45.
Family members said Mahtab along with his son-in-law was heading towards the district town to visit his granddaughter who was born on Friday night.
Rakibul Islam, officer-in-charge of Atgharia Police Station, said the accident took place around 8am, leaving four people injured.
They were taken to Pabna General Hospital where doctors declared Mahtab dead while Bashar succumbed to his injuries while being shifted to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital, he added.
In Chandpur, a speedy bus crashed into a sexagenarian man at Dherra of Hajiganj upazila around 4pm, leaving him dead.
Officer-in-charge of Hajiganj Police Station Alamgir Hossain said Ali Mia Miji, 60, a resident of Kalcho union, was crushed under the bus wheels while crossing Chandpur-Cumilla highway.
He was pronounced dead at the Upazila Health Complex, the OC said, adding that angry mob seized the bus.