A couple and their new born granddaughter were killed and three others injured when a bus collided head-on with a CNG-run auto-rickshaw in the district on Saturday.
The deceased were identified as Ashraf Ali, 50, his wife Parul Khatun, 45, and their one-and-half-months old granddaughter Rezwan.
The accident occurred at Hathibanddha of Shibganj Upazila around 9 am when the Rangpur-bound bus of ‘Ahsan Paribahan’ from Dhaka had a head-on collision with the Bagura-bound auto-rickshaw.
The three were killed on the spot, said sub-inspector of Shibganj Police Station Mizan.
The three injured were taken to Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College and Hospital, he said.
Fatal road accidents are common in Bangladesh.
Road accidents during last Eid-ul-Fitr holiday rush claimed 323 lives in just 15 days, said Bangladesh Jatri Kalyan Shamiti.