At least five people including a former army man died while eight others were injured as a bus and a human hauler collided head-on in the Haldoba area of Gazipur on Monday morning.
Two of the deceased have been identified as Md Mizanur Rahman, 30, a former Sergeant of Bangladesh Army and Ratul, 18.
The accident took place around 8am when the local bus collided head-on with the human hauler, leaving four of the human hauler passengers dead and nine others injured on the spot, said Gazipur Sadar Police Station Sub Inspector Md Shaheedul Islam.
The injured were rushed to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmed Medical College Hospital where one of them died later, said the SI.
Later, one of the injured was referred to Dhaka medical College Hospital and others have been admitted to the hospital.