Three members of a family were killed and two others injured in a road accident in the city's Jatrabari Police Station area on Friday morning.
The deceased were identified as Abdur Rahman, 65, a resident of Wazirpur upazila of Barishal, his daughter Sharmin Akter, 37, and his son-in-law Riazul, 48.
Locals said a bus smashed a CNG-run auto-rickshaw carrying five people in Matuail area around 7:15am, leaving them critically injured. The injured were rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where the on-duty doctor declared the three dead.
Jatrabari Police Station sub-inspector Biswajit Sarker confirmed the matter.