Habiganj, Bangladesh (BBN)-At least five people were killed and two others injured when a truck collided head-on with a microbus in Habiganj, a north-eastern part of Bangladesh, Thursday morning.
The accident took place around 7:15am when a truck coming from opposite direction overturned and made a collision with the microbus on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Chunarughat upazila of Habiganj, local police said.
Three passengers of the microbus dead on the spot and four others critically injured.
Later, two of the injured succumbed at a hospital.
The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately.
The two others injured are now undergoing treatment at Habiganj Sadar Hospital, the police added.
However the driver and helper of the truck managed to flee immediately after the accident.
Police also seized the truck.