Four people were killed and one was injured in a collision between a bus and a car on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Shibpur upazila early on Saturday.
The deceased were identified as Akib Hossain, 27, Jannatul Ferdous, 25, Sadia Akhter, 24, and driver of the private car Emran, 32. All of them were passengers in the car.
Jakrul Kabir, Itakhola Highway Police Camp sergeant, said a Sylhet-bound bus of Shyamoli Paribahan collided with a Dhaka-bound car in front of Kararchar Madina Jute Mills at Shibpur at around 3:00 am, leaving three people dead on the spot.
Critically injured Akib Hossain and Sajal Mia were admitted to Narsingdi Zila Hospital where Akib Hossain died.
Critically injured Sajal Mia was referred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Sergeant Jakrul added.