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.

The body has been kept in the hospital morgue for an autopsy, said ASM Atiqur Rahman, an inspector at Nasirnagar police station.