Four members of a family killed and more than four others injured as a covered van crashed into an autorickshaw.
The incident took place at Kalitala Mazar area on the Dhaka-Rangpur Highway in Gaibandha’s Gobondaganj on Wednesday afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Anisur Rahman (31) his mother Rehena Begum (52) his wife Razia Sultana, and brother-in-law Zahid Mia.
Gobindaganj Highway Police Station OC Khairul Islam confermed the matter and said to media that they were returning home after seeing a doctor for Anisur and Razia’s one-month-old baby boy, who was suffering from fever.
Six passengers and the driver of the autorickshaw were injured when the covered van rammed into it, he said.
Zahid died while undergoing treatment at Gobindaganj Upazila Health Complex and the three others died while being transferred to Rangpur Medical College College Hospital and Bogura Shaheed Zia Medical College Hospital, the OC said.