Five people were killed and another was injured as a bus crashed into a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Ranirhat intersection in Sherpur upazila of Bogura on Wednesday.
However, the identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.
Police said the accident occurred around 5pm when the Rangpur-bound Hanif Paribahan bus hit the auto-rickshaw coming from the opposite direction, leaving four passengers of the auto-rickshaw and its driver dead on spot.
Another passenger of the auto-rickshaw was rushed to Bogura Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College and Hospital (SZMCH) in critical condition, said Aminul Islam, duty officer of Sherpur Fire Service and Civil Defense Control Room.
The bodies were kept at the hospital morgue, the official added.
Police seized the bus but the driver and his helper managed to escape the scene, he added.