Two people were killed when a motorbike skidded off the road on Patuakhali-Kuakata Highway at Basak Bazar in sadar upazila on Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Kashem, 26, of Auliapur in Sadar upazila, and Naim, 27, of Charbiswshpur in Galachipa upazila, reports a news agency.
The accident took place at around 6:00am when a motorbike carrying two people and a goat skidded off the road while going to Auliapur, said Mostafizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station.
Kashem and Naim were killed on the spot.
Police recovered the bodies and sent them to a local hospital for autopsy.
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