Four passengers of a CNG-run auto-rickshaw were killed as a truck hit it at Pahartali under Raozan upazila in Chattogram early Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Kamrul Islam, 27, auto-rickshaw driver and son of Abul Kalam in Karnaphuli Paper Mill area of Rangunia upazila, Sirajul Islam, 33, son of Ledu Maji at Hatia in Noakhali, Muhammad Morshed, 38, son of Shah Alam in Chandgaon Mohara area of Chattogram city, and Muhammad Idris, 55, son of Lal Mia in Mariamnagar area of Rangunia.
In-charge of Noapara Police Outpost Humayun Kabir confirmed the news.
He said a sand-laden truck hit a CNG-run auto-rickshaw, leaving four dead on the spot. Police seized the truck and CNG-run auto-rickshaw. But the truck driver managed to flee from the spot.