Motorcyclist, pillion rider killed in road crash

Prothom Alo English Desk | Update:

A motorcyclist and a pillion rider were killed as a stone-laden truck hit their vehicle on Panchagarh-Tetulia highway at Barrister Bazar in Panchagarh sadar upazila early Saturday, reports UNB.

The deceased are Manik Hossain, 25, and Nayan Islam, 22, from the sadar upazila.

The accident took place when the truck hit the motorcycle, leaving Manik dead on the spot and Nayan injured, said Niranjan Sarker, Panchagarh fire service station officer.

Severely injured Nayan died at Panchagarh Modern Sadar Hospital, he added.

Police said they are trying to seize the truck and arrest its driver.

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