Three people were killed and three others injured in two separate road accidents in Tangail and Satkhira districts on Friday.In Tangail, two unidentified people were killed when a truck rammed into a pickup at Deuhata on the Dhaka-Tangail highway in Mirzapur upazila on Friday.
The accident took place in the area around 6:15 am when a Dhaka-bound truck collided head-on with a Tangail-bound duck-laden pickup, leaving two riders of the latter dead on the spot, said Khalilur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Gorai highway police.
Police arrested the truck driver but the one of the pickup managed to flee the scene.
In Satkhira, a construction worker was killed and his three co-workers were injured after being hit by a mixture machine while it was rolling down into a roadside ditch in an uncontrolled fall at Khanpur in Shyamnagar upazila on Friday.
The deceased was identified as Abur Raihan, 30, son of Rafiqul Islam, a resident of Kaliganj upazila.
Enamul Haq, officer-in-charge of Shyamnagar police station, said Raihan fell under a mixture machine and his three fellows were crushed as the machine all of a sudden started falling into a roadside ditch when they were pushing it towards the construction site around 8:30 am, leaving Raihan killed on the spot and the three injured.
The injured were rushed to Shyamnagar Upazila Health Complex.
Two fishermen were killed after a boat overturned and fell on them at Amtalighat in Hatiya upazila on Friday.
The deceased were identified as M Nargis, 45, son of M Khasru, and Dulal, 40, son of Abul Kalam of Jahajmara area of the upazila.
Jahajmara union parishad member Khokon Miah told UNB that some fishermen, including Nargis and Dulal, were taking a fishing boat, which got stuck in a shoal of Amtalighat after a tide, to a river at noon.
Nargis and Dulal died on the spot after the boat suddenly overturned and fell on them while moving it, said Khokon Miah.