Two people including a Brac Bank official were killed after a truck hit a parked auto-rickshaw in Santola area on Sunday morning.
The deceased were identified as Taniya, 30, an employee of Brac Bank, Churamonkati branch and Hasan, 45, of Sadar upazila.
Witnesses said a Jhenidah-bound truck hit the parked auto-rickshaw from behind around 10:30am leaving five passengers severely injured.
Locals took them to Jashore General Hospital. Dr Enam Uddin said two of the injured had died before they were taken to the hospital.
Moniruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Jashore Kotwali Police Station, said police seized the truck but the driver and his assistant managed to flee.
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