Three construction workers were killed and three others injured when a goods laden truck ran over them at Aushkandi area on Dhaka-Sylhet highway on Friday morning.
The accident occurred when a Sylhet bound truck from Dhaka ran over them when they were engaged in repairing work on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Aushkandi area under Nabiganj upazila of Habiganj.
The deceased were identified as Manik Miah, Moharram Ali of Habiganj Sadar upazila and Fazal Miah of Baniachang upazila of the district.
Police recovered the dead bodies from the spot.
The injured were admitted to Habiganj Sadar Hospital and Nabiganj Upazila Health Complex, police said.
Nurnabi Sarker, officer-in-charge of Sherpur highway police, said the truck was seized but the driver managed to flee, according to BSS. - Idrak