Two persons were killed and another injured as a truck and a motorcycle collided head-on on the Dhaka-Aricha highway at Ghior uupazila in Manikganj today.
The deceased were identified as Alek Gayen, 45, and Tojumuddin, 42, of Laxmipura village in Shivalaya upazila.
The accident took place around 2:00pm when a Paturia-bound bus hit the motorbike, the trio was on, from opposite direction in Joka area, leaving Alek dead on the spot, Najmul Ahsan, a sergeant of Borongail Police Outpost, said.
Critically injured Tojumuddin and Almas Uddin were taken to Monno General Hospital where Tojumuddin succumbed to his injuries, our Manikganj correspondent reports.
Later, Almas was shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital as his condition deteriorated.
Shawkat Alam, officer-in-charge of Ghior Police Station, said a case has been filed in this connection.