Six people were killed in a road accident in Hossain market Bottola area in Mirzapur upazila on Monday.
The deceased were identified as Sunam Uddin, 60, his grandson Mashraf Islam, 10, Hridoy Hossain, 20, Hafiz Uddin, 60, his daughter Renu Aktar, 25, and auto-rickshaw driver Jakir Hossain, 35.
Sub-inspector Rafikul Islam, in-charge of Dewhata Police out-post said when a Sakhipur-bound CNG-run auto-rickshaw overturned on the road after being hit by a Goran-bound private car a sand-laden truck rammed it, killing three of its passengers on the spot.
Two injured passengers and the auto-rickshaw driver succumbed to their injuries at Kumudini Women's Medical College Hospital, he said.
Police seized the private car and the truck but their drivers managed to flee, said the SI.