Chandpur: At least three people, including a man and his son, were killed as a covered van hit an auto-rickshaw on Chandpur-Cumilla road near Bakila Bazar in Hajiganj upazila early Monday.
The deceased were identified as Elem Hossain, 45, his son Akram Hossain, 22, and Abu Sufian, residents of Kamta in Shahrasti upazila.
Joynal Abedin, sub-inspector of Hajiganj upazila, said the accident took place around 3:30am when the covered van hit the auto-rickshaw carrying them, leaving the three people dead on the spot and two others, including the auto-driver, critically injured.
The injured were admitted to General Hospital.
Father, son among 3 killed in road crash