Sun News Desk : Three people were killed when a lorry truck hit them on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway at Mirsharai on Saturday.
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The deceased were identified as Alamgir Hossain, 45, son of Abul Kalam, Shafiqul Islam, 42, son of Malek Bepari, both hailed from Sujanagar upazila in Pabna district; and Masud Mia, 35, son of Humayun Kabir, from Ashuganj upazila in Brahmanbaria district. They all were working under Karnaphuli Gas Distribution Company Limited.
Witnesses said a speeding lorry truck rammed the workers when the trio along with others were going to their workspace on foot beside the highway, leaving two dead on the spot and two other workers critically injured.
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The injured were taken to Mirsarai Upazila Health Complex where another succumbed to his injuries.
Sohel Sarkar, Jorarganj Highway Police Station in-charge, said being informed, police recovered the bodies and seized the truck from the spot, however, its driver managed to flee the scene.
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The bodies will be handed over to the family after taking legal actions and process to file a case in this regard is underay, the police official added.
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