Six construction workers have been killed and four others injured as a truck and a three wheeler – locally known as Nosimon- collided head-on at Shailkupa of Jhenaidah on Wednesday evening.
The incident took place at Modondanga on the Kushtia-Jhenaida Highway when the workers were heading towards Jheanaidah from Kushita on the three wheeler, reports Somoy TV.
A speeding truck coming from the opposite direction rammed into the three wheeler before plunging into a roadside ditch, leaving the six dead on the spot.
On information, police and firefighters rushed to the spot, rescued the injured and sent them to Jhenaidah Sadar Hospital.
The accident snapped vehicular movement on the highway for around an hour.