Three youths were killed and another was seriously injured as two motorcycles collided head-on with a lorry in Kushtia on Friday.
The victims who died were identified as Jewel, 25, of Mohini Mill area of Kushtia, Faruk Mistry, 24, son of Shaukat Ali of Kumargara area and Rahul, 20, son of Manohar Sheikh of the same area.
Injured Biplab, 20, from the Serhas area, was rushed to Kushtia General Hospital from where he was referred to Dhaka for better treatment.
The accident occurred near the Battail Ansar camp on the Kushtia-Jhenaidah highway around 8:30 pm on Friday, said Idris Ali, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kushtia Highway Police.
The victims were coming towards Kushtia on two motorcycles and trying to pass each other. Suddenly both motorcycles collided head-on with a lorry near Battail Ansar camp on the Kushtia-Jhenaidah highway, leaving two dead on the spot.
Another one died after being rushed to hospital, added the OC.