At least three people were killed and four injured in a head-on collision between a bus and an ambulance in Bachhurbandha area of Rangpur's Taraganj today morning.
The deceased are Sathi Akhter, 24, Biplob Rahman, 26 and ambulance driver Rubel, 30.
"A Thakurgaon bound night-coach of Dipjol Paribahan got one of its front tire punctured at Bachurbandha area and started tumbling, and rammed into the ambulance, leaving two dead on the spot," said Saiful Islam, super-intendent of highway police at Rangpur's Taraganj.
One of the injured died at Rangpur Medical College Hospital.
Four others injured people were also admitted to the hospital in critical condition.