At least nine people were killed and two others injured in two road accidents in Basail and Madhupur upazilas of Tangail on Thursday, reports UNB.
In Basail, a Dhaka-bound microbus collided head-on with a truck at Basail Link road intersection around 3:00pm, leaving its seven passengers dead and two others injured.
The identities of the deceased could not be known as yet.
Jahangir Alam, officer-in-charge of Elenga police station, said the accident left four microbus passengers dead on the spot and five others injured.
One of the injured died on the way to and two others succumbed to their injuries at Tangail General Hospital.
In Madhupur, two motorcyclists were killed as their bike crashed into a roadside tree in Telki area in the afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Sohagh, 28, and Himel, 22, hailing from Sadar upazila.
Madhupur police station OC Shafiqul Islam said the accident took place when a group of friends on 10 motorcycles was returning from Netrakona to Sadar upazila, leaving one dead on the spot and another critically injured.
The injured died on the way to hospital