Two motorcyclists were killed as a truck hit the motorbike at Amjurhat area of Patiya Upazila in Chattogram on Monday.
The deceased were identified as Md Shahjahan, 42, of Suchakradhandi Village and Rafiqul Islam Arju, 25, of Kagojipara village in Patiya.
“The two riders were going to their village in Patiya from Chattogram when a Cox’s Bazar-bound truck hit them from back at around 11pm, said Sub-Inspector Akhtar Hossain of Patiya Police Station.
“However, the truck driver fled the scene immediately after the accident,” he added.
Locals whisked them off to Patiya Upazila Health Complex. But, the duty doctor declared them dead.
Patiya Upazila Health Complex doctor Sumen Barua said that the riders were died due to excessive bleeding.