Four people were killed and another was injured in a collision between a bus and a private car on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Shibpur upazila early Saturday.
The deceased were identified as Akib Hossain, 27, Jannatul Ferdous and 25, Sadia Akhter, 24, and driver of the private car Emran, 32. All of them were passengers of the private car.
Jakrul Kabir, Itakhola Highway Police Camp sergeant, said the Sylhet-bound bus of Shyamoli Paribahan collided with a Dhaka-bound private car in front of Kararchar Madina Jute Mills at Shibpur around 3:00 am, leaving three people dead on the spot.
Critically injured Akib Hossain and Sajal Mia were admitted to Narsingdi Zila Hospital where Akib Hossain died.
Critically injured Sajal Mia was referred to Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Sergeant Jakrul added.