A Teknaf-bound truck hit an auto-rickshaw in Ukhiya upazila of Cox’s Bazar on Saturday (August 27) morning, leaving four passengers of the auto-rickshaw dead on the spot.
The accident took place around 9:30 am, confirmed Sheikh Mohammad Ali, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Ukhiya Police Station.
The deceased were identified Salema Khatun, 45, wife of late Joynal Uddin, Anwarul Islam, 52, son of Guru Mia, Bidhu Dhar, 52, son of Moninto Dhar and another was not identified immediately.
On information, police rushed to the spot and recovered the bodies of the deceased, the OC said.
Police also seized the two vehicles involved in the accident.