Three people were killed as a stone-laden truck plunged into a river after a bailey bridge collapsed in Rangamati district on Tuesday morning.
The accident also suspended communications on Rangamati-Khagrachhari road.
Officer-in-charge of Rangamati Police Station Kabir Hossain said the bridge at Kutukchahari in Sadar upazila collapsed along with the truck while it was passing through the bridge.
He said police rushed in on information and recovered the bodies of three people.
The deceased, however, could not be identified yet.