A young man was killed after his bike veered off the road and plunged into a roadside ditch in Nasirnagar upazila of Brahmanbaria on Monday night, police said.
The deceased was identified as Billal Khandakar, 22, son of Yusuf Miah of Sadar upazila. His friend, Tamal, 30, president of Nasirnagar Government College Chhatra League, has been hospitalised.
The accident occurred at 11.30pm Monday when Billal lost control of his speeding bike, police said. The crash left both Billal and his friend severely injured.
Locals rushed them to Upazila Health Complex. Later, they were transferred to Zila Sadar hospital, where Billal succumbed to his injuries around 12.45am.
Tamal is battling for his life at a hospital in Dhaka, where he has been shifted.
The body has been kept in the hospital morgue for an autopsy, said ASM Atiqur Rahman, an inspector at Nasirnagar police station.
Source: United News of Bangladesh