At least seven persons were killed and five others were also injured as a truck hit a van (Karimon) in Modondanga area of Shailkupa Upazila in Jhenaidah
The incident took place on Thursday evening around 7 pm.
Deputy Assistant Director Shamimul Islam of Jhenaidah Fire Service confirming the matter said to media that the death toll may rise further.
Assistant Superintendent of Police Arif Biswas said that a truck hit an opposite-head human hauler around 6:00 pm, leaving four passengers of it killed on the spot.
He said that several passengers sustained serious injuries who were taken to local health center in critical condition.
However, could not tell identities of the casualties immediately, he added.