At least three workers were killed and six others injured in a road accident at Piarson in Gomastapur upazila of Chapainawabganj on Tuesday night.
The deceased were identified as Shaidul Islam, 18, son of Abdur Rajjak, Rakib Hossain, 32, son of Abdul Manna, and Mojaffar Hossain, 62, son of late Montaj Ali of Dhobra village in Shibganj upazila.
Jasim Uddin, officer-in-charge of Gomastapur Police Station, said the accident occurred when paddy-laden human hauler overturned and fell into a ditch after its driver lost his control over steering around 10:40pm.
Some 10 to 12 workers were returning with paddy from Barind Tract.
Three of the workers died on the spot and six others injured critically as the paddy-sacks collapsed on them.
Later, the injured were taken to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital and Upazila Health Complex immediately, the OC added.