Comilla: Three people including a man and his son were killed and 16 others were injured in separate road accidents in Burichang and Chandina upazilas of the district on Sunday.
In Burichang, a man and his son were crushed under the wheels of a speeding bus at Debpur on Comilla-Burichang Regional highway at Debpur in Burichang upazila on Sunday.
The deceased were identified as Azharul Islam, 42, and his son Nur Morshed, 9, hailing from Rampur village in the upazila.
Sub-inspector of Mainamati Highway Police Camp Amar Chandra confirmed the incident saying a Comilla-bound bus hit the due on the regional highway around 9 am, leaving them dead on spot.
In Chandina, a woman was killed and 16 others injured as a bus turned turtle on Dhaka-Chittagong highway at Kutumbopur on Sunday.
The deceased was identified as Hasu Begum, 50.
Hasu Begum used to beg in the upazila for her living.
Monirul Islam, sub-inspector of Eliotganj Highway Police Camp, said a Dhaka-bound bus of Hanif Paribahan from Chittagong overturned after its driver lost control over the steering at around 7am, leaving Hasu Begum dead on the spot and 16 others injured.