Two motorcyclists, including a UP chairman, were killed when a truck hit their bike at Santipur on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Sarail upazila of the district last night.
Officer-in-charge (OC) of Sarail Hatihata Highway Police Humayun Kabir said the deceased were identified as SM Baki Billah, 33, chairman of Bholakut union parishad and assistant organising secretary of Nasirnagar upazila unit Awami League and Rony Bhuiyan, 30, joint secretary of the district unit of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, reports BSS.
The truck knocked down the motorcycle around 10.30pm, leaving Rony dead on the spot and another seriously injured, he said.
UP chairman SM Baki Billah was first taken to Brahmanbaria Sadar Hospital. Later he succumbed to his injuries while being shifted to Dhaka Medical College at night, the OC added..