Three youth bikers died after an unidentified speedy truck hit their vehicle from opposite direction in Sonasur area on Dhaka-Khulna highway here early today.
The deceased were identified as Jami Sheikh, 17, son of Shokor Sheikh, Hasan Sarder, 18, son of Sukkur Sarder and Tajim Sheikh, 16, son of Davlu Sheikh, all hailed from Chutfah village in Gopalganj Sadar upazila.
"The three youths were returning to their village home from the district town riding on a motorbike ...the bike caught fire and plunged into road side following a speedy truck coming from opposite site hit it around 12.30am on Sunday", said SM Ariful Huq, senior station master of Gopalganj fire station.
Jami Sheikh died on the spot and critically injured two others were admitted to 250-bed Gopalganj general hospital.
Later, they were shifted to National Institute of Traumatology & Orthopedic Rehabilitation (NITOR) where they succumbed to their injuries today morning.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha