Two motor bikers were killed in a road accident in Jhenidah on Friday evening. The accident took place near Taj Filling Station on Jhenidah-Maguara highway when a truck hit them from the opposite direction.
The deceased were identified as Hasanuzzaman, son of Atiar Hossain, and Rashedul Islam, son of Nowsher Ali of Chuutlia village in Jheniidah Sadar upazila.
Jhenidah fire service and civil defense station (FSCD) manager Dilip Kumar Sarker said the duo on a motorbike were returning to Jhenidah from Hatgolapur Bazer of Jhenidah. At about 7.00 PM when they arrived the spot, a truck moving from the opposite direction hit them. Hasanuzzaman was crushed to death on the spot, while Rashedul sustained severe injuries.
He was taken to Jhenidah Sadar hospital in a critical condition. The attending physician declared him dead.
The police seized the truck, while driver and helper managed to flee.
Jhenidah Sadar police station officer in charge Main Ahmed said a case was filed with the police in this connection.
The bodies were sent to Jhenidah Sadar hospital for postmortem examination.