Four people, including three members of a family, were killed as a bus crashed into a private car in Sadar upazila of Kurigram district on Thursday morning.
One of the deceased was identified as Akbar Hossain, social services official of Narsingdi. The dead also include his wife and a child.
Witnesses said the bus smashed the private car in RDRS Bazar area around 8:30am, killing four of its inmates on the spot.
The accident also left two other people, including another child of Akbar, injured.
Resident Medical Officer of Kurigram General Hospital Dr Redwan Ferdous Sajib confirmed the deaths.
The tragedy struck Akbar and his family when they were going to their village home in Kurigram from Narsingdi.