Dhaka, March 31 -- The accident took place in the Dewanpur area of Chattogram-Kaptai road in the early hours of Wednesday, said police and fire service.

The dead have been identified as autorickshaw driver Md Kamrul Islam, 27, and passengers - Md Morshed, 38, Md Idris, 55, and Md Siraj.

The autorickshaw was heading towards Kaptai from Chattogram, SI Humayun Kabir of Rangunia police station, told bdnews24.com. On the way, it collided with a sand-laden truck coming from the opposite direction. Four people died on the spot.

Liton Hawlader, a senior officer at Raozan fire station, said the autorickshaw got stuck to the truck after the collision.

"The accident took place at around 2:30 am. Upon receiving the news, our staff went to the spo...