Seven people were killed as a truck hit a standing passenger bus on Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway in Trishal Upazila of Mymensingh district this afternoon.
The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately.
Officer-in-Charge of Trishal Thana Moin Uddin said the accident took place in Chelerghat area at around 3 pm on the highway. Five people died on the spot while two succumbed to their injuries on way to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital.
The critically injured passengers were admitted to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital.
Police and Fire Fighters jointly participated in the rescue operation.