Two people, including a police official died on Tuesday midnight as their private car fell into a ditch beside Dhaka-Mymensingh highway's Trishal area.
The deceased are Aminul Islam, assistant sub-inspector (ASI) of Fulbaria police station and his brother-in-law Zahidul Islam.
"The driver of the car lost control over the steering at around 3.30am and plunged into the ditch," said Azizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of the Trishal police station.
"On information, police went to the spot and recovered the bodies and the car," he added.
The car was sent to Trishal police station and the bodies were sent to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital for autopsy, the OC added.