A woman, her daughter and granddaughter were killed in a road accident in Kashiani upazila of Gopalganj on Wednesday noon.
The accident took place on Dhaka-Khulna highway of Majhigati busstand area around 2pm.
The deceased were identified as Selina Begum, 48, wife of one Hafizur Rahman of Joynagar village of the upazila, her daughter Ekamoni, 21 and Ekamoni’s daughter Maisha, 3.
Kashiani police station officer-in-charge (OC) Md Azizur Rahman said Selina and her family members were heading to a nearby Parulia village by an auto-rickshaw to see off a relative who recently died. Meanwhile, a truck rammed the auto-rickshaw when the truck driver lost control over steering. Selina and Maisha died on the spot while Ekamoni, her son Rabbi and auto-rickshaw driver were critically injured and Ekamoni died later on way to hospital.