A man and his daughter died and his wife and son were injured after their motorcycle collided with a truck on the Bagerhat-Khulna highway in the Piljong area of Fakirhat upazila on Thursday night.
The deceased were Sohel Faraji (37) of Khontakata village of Sarankhola upazila and his daughter Nourin Akhter (5). Mizanur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Katakhali Highway Police Station, confirmed the matter on Friday.
The injured are Mimi Akhter (32) and her son, Nausheen Faraji (10).
The incident happened when Sohel and his family were going to Khulna from Sarankhola on the motorcycle around 9 pm on Thursday. All four were rescued and taken to Khulna Medical College Hospital, where on-duty doctors declared Sohel and Nourin dead, said the police official.
Mimi and Nausheen are under treatment, though their conditions are critical, he added.
Police seized the truck and arrested its driver, Shahjahan Sardar. The bodies were handed over to family members on Friday. Preparations are underway to file a case in this regard, he also said.