Two people were killed in a collision between a truck and an auto-rickshaw at Lebutola Balu Mohalin in Chandpur Sadar upazila on Wednesday morning.
The deceased were identified as auto-rickshaw driver Rafiq Gazi, 40, of Char Poya village in Faridganj upazila and passenger Mozammel Hossain, 23, son of Shahidul Islam of Panchaghar, reports UNB.
The accident took place when a sand-laden truck collided with the auto-rickshaw on Faridganj-Roypur regional highway around 9am, leaving the duo dead on the spot, said Mohammad Nasimuddin, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station.
On information, police rushed to the spot but the truck driver managed to flee the scene.
A case was filed in this connection, the OC added.
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