Grandfather and grandson were killed and three others injured in a road accident at Molamgari-Panchshira road in Molamgari area under Kalai upazila of Joypurhat district on Thursday night.
The deceased were identified as Nazrul Islam, 55, son of
Achir Uddin and Sakib Hossain, 5, son Mahmudul Hossain, residents of Poont Shikta Uttarpara village in Kalai upazila of the district.
The accident occurred, when Grandfather and grandson were returning to their home in Kalai upazila on charger auto van from Dupchanchia upazila in Bogura district, at that time a potato laden truck hit their charger auto van coming from the opposite direction in the area around 8.30pm, grandfather and grandson fell under the truck and both dead on the spot and two other passengers and van driver were seriously injured, officer-in-Charge (OC) of Kalai Police Station S M Moinuddin said.
The injured were taken to Kalai Upazila Hospital. Police seized the truck but its driver and helper managed to flee the scene,
An unusual death case has been registered in this incident, the OC added.