At least five people were killed and 11 others were injured in a road accident in Kandhial area of Tangail Sadar upazila on Dhaka-Bangabandhu Setu highway on Saturday morning.
The deceased could not be identified immediately.
Sergent Kamal Hossen, in-charge of Elenga highway police outpost, said that the accident took place at about 6:30am.
He said that the Bogura-bound cement-laden truck of Al Modina Transport flipped on the road as its driver lost control over the steering, leaving five people dead on the spot.
Of the injured, three were in a critical condition and all of them were admitted to Tangail General Hospital. (Source: New Age)