truck hits bike
Two people were killed on the Dhaka-Tangail highway in Gazipur Sunday after police said a truck mowed them down with their motorcycle. "It happened around 5pm near Kadda area under Konabari Police Station when the truck rammed into the motorcycle of Masud Hossain and Ruhul Hossain, killing them on the spot, "Abu Siddik, officer-in-charge of Konabari Police Station, said. Read: Worker killed in Chuadanga boiler blast Kaliakair upazila's Masud and Ruhul were returning home on their two-wheeler from Joydebpur when the truck hit their vehicle from behind. Both of them fell and died on the spot. The truck was seized but the driver and his assistant managed to flee. The bodies were sent to Shaheed Taj Uddin Ahmad Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsies and a case will be filed in connection with the accident, the OC said.
A private university student was killed and two of his friends were hurt as a truck hit their bike in Bogura's Fuldighi Friday. The deceased Bappy, 25, was a student of the American International University Bangladesh (AIUB) and from Fuldighi of Shajahanpur upazila, according to police. His friends Pial and Ovi are undergoing treatment at Bogura Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College Hospital. The accident occurred on Dhaka- Bogura highway at 7:15pm as Bappy and his friends were heading to Bonani from Fuldighi on a motorcycle, Shajahanpur Police Station Sub-Inspector Mizanur Rahman said. Also Read: Two killed in Khulna road accidents "They were hit while trying to overtake a speeding truck, leaving all three critically injured. Bappy died on the spot," he added. "We seized the truck while its driver and helper managed to flee."