Three people were killed and four others injured as a truck hit an auto-rickshaw on Thakurgaon-Panchagarh highway in Thakurgaon Sadar upazila on Thursday noon.
The deceased were identified as Mojibur Rahman, 50, of Shingpara village of Sadar upazila, Chanchal, 35 and Golam Mostafa, 40, of Chongaghata area of the same upazila.
Police said the Panchagarh-bound truck hit the auto-rickshaw in Auliapur Board Office area, leaving two auto-rickshaw passengers dead spot and five others injured.
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The injured were taken to Thakurgaon Sadar Hospital where one succumbed to his injuries.
Thakurgaon Adhunik Sadar Hospital residential medical officer Rakibul Alam Chayan said that the condition of the injured is critical.
Tanvirul Islam, officer-in-charge of Thakurgaon Police station, said the truck driver managed to flee.