Three persons died and two others were injured in a collision between a CNG-run auto-rickshaw and a truck on the Mymensingh-Haluaghat road this morning.
One of the deceased was identified as Babul Mia, hailing from Fulpur, said Mizanur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Tarakanda Police Station, adding that identities of the other two could not be known immediately.
The injured have been sent to a local hospital.
Mizanur said, the accident took place when a Haluaghat bound truck collided with a Mymensingh bound three-wheeler in Goatala Shoashar Bazar area under Tarakanda upazila, killing the auto-rickshaw driver and two passengers on the spot.
"The accident took place due to dense fog," he added.