Three people including a woman and her minor son were killed and six others injured as a private car and CNG-driven auto-rickshaw collided in Natun Bazar area under Nabiganj upazila of Habiganj on Wednesday afternoon (June 28).
The deceased were identified as Sujia Begum, 45, wife of one Abdul Ali, hailed from Islampur village of the upazila, her ten-year-old son Umar Ali and auto-rickshaw driver Tazmul Ali, 34.
Locals said the accident took place around 4:00pm on Dhaka-Sylhet highway as the two vehicles collided head-on leaving the duo dead on spot. The driver died later as the injured were rushed to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital.
Sherpur highway thana officer-in-charge (OC) Bimal Bhoumik told that locals blocked the highway following the incident. On information, police went to the scene to bring the situation under control.