Three members of a family were killed and two others injured when a truck ploughed through their house in Dwariarpur municipality area of Shahjadpur upazila early Tuesday.The deceased were identified as Bakkar Sheikh,42, his wife Arbi Khatun,35, and their son Sabbir Hossain,6, while the injured were Sourav,9, son of deceased Bakkar Sheikh, and their neighbour Majnu Miah,42. .
Police said the accident occurred when a molasses-laden truck from Jessore ploughed into a roadside house in the area as its driver lost control over the steering at about 5:30 am, killing the trio on the spot and two others injured.
Police recovered the bodies and sent those to Sirajganj General Hospital morgue for autopsy.
The injured were admitted to Shahjadpur Health Complex.
Officer-in-Charge of Shahjadpur Police Station Rezaul Haque confirmed the incident.
A case was filed in this connection.