Two people were killed on the Dhaka-Tangail highway in Gazipur Sunday after police said a truck mowed them down with their motorcycle.
"It happened around 5pm near Kadda area under Konabari Police Station when the truck rammed into the motorcycle of Masud Hossain and Ruhul Hossain, killing them on the spot, "Abu Siddik, officer-in-charge of Konabari Police Station, said.
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Kaliakair upazila's Masud and Ruhul were returning home on their two-wheeler from Joydebpur when the truck hit their vehicle from behind. Both of them fell and died on the spot.
The truck was seized but the driver and his assistant managed to flee.
The bodies were sent to Shaheed Taj Uddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsies and a case will be filed in connection with the accident, the OC said.
Source: United News of Bangladesh