A head-on collision between two buses on Thakurgaon-Panchagarh Highway left three people dead and 30 others injured on Thursday morning.
Two of the deceased were identified as Abul Kalam Azad, a minibus driver and Quamruzzaman of Sadar upazila.
The accident took place at Salandar Bhutpara in the upazila around 10am.
A Panchagarh-bound bus hit the Thakurgaon-bound minibus of ‘Nirnoy Paribahan’, killing three people on the spot, said Sub-Inspector Firoza Begum of Sadar Police Station.
Police and fire service officials rescued the victims and took 22 of them to the Sadar Hospital.