The car hit the stationary freight truck on the high-speed corridor around 6:45am, after its driver lost control of the speeding vehicle, say police
Three persons were killed and three others injured when their car crashed into a stationary truck on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway at Amtali in Bijoynagar upazila of Brahmanbaria early on Thursday morning, police said.
One of the deceased has been identified as Billal Hossain, 32, the driver of the private car and son of Mantu Mia of Debidwar upazila in Comilla district.
"The car hit the stationary freight truck on the high-speed corridor around 6:45am, after its driver lost control of the speeding vehicle," said Md Shahjalal Alam, officer-in-charge of Dhaka-Sylhet Highway police.
"The impact of the crash was such that the driver and another occupant of the car died on the spot," he said. The other four injured occupants were taken to Madhupur Upazila Health Complex in Habiganj, where doctors declared one of them dead on arrival.
The condition of the other three is said to be critical, the officer said. "A probe has been ordered into the accident," he added.