The deceased were identified as driver Mehedi Hasan Badsha, son of Sohrab Hossain of Shahpur area of Jhenaidah.
Local businessman Khalilur Rahman said a fertilizer-laden truck collided with another truck near a filling station at Chengutiia Market on Jessore-Khulna Highway on Sunday night. After the collision, a fire broke out in both of the trucks.
On information, Abhaynagar fire firefighters rushed to the spot and doused the fire after two hours of frantic efforts. Later, police recovered Mehedi's body.
Abhaynagar Highway Police Station Officer-in-Charge Ataur Rahman confirmed the information.