At least three people were killed as a truck hit an auto-rickshaw at Utrail Bazar in Durgapur upazila on Tuesday afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Selima Khatun, 40, wife of Nur Islam of Bishwanathpur, Abdul Kuddus, 45, son of late Imam Ali of Shimultoli village and Nurul Islam Nuru, 40, son of late Abdul Kuddus of Indrapur village in the upazila.
Witness said a sand laden truck collided head-on with an auto-rickshaw on the Durgapur-Birishiri-Shamganj road around 4:30pm killing Selima on the spot and injuring two others.
Later, the injured were taken to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital where the doctors declared the duo dead, said Mizanur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Durgapur Police Station.
The truck has been seized but its driver managed to flee, he said.