2 motorcyclists dead after being hit by fish-laden pickup van...

2 motorcyclists dead after being hit by fish-laden pickup van

 Lakshmipur Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 11:36 AM, 30 May 2022  

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Two motorcyclists were killed when a fish-laden pickup van hit their vehicle at Ramgati Upazila in Lakshmipur. The accident took place in Karala Bazar area of ​​Chargazi union of the upazila around 11:00 pm on Sunday.

The deceased were identified as Md Raihan and Babul Majhi - residents of the area.

According to police and witnesses, a Dhaka-bound hilsa fish-laden pickup van from Ramgati hit a ride-sharing motorcycle carrying two riders in Karala Bazar area, leaving Raihan dead on the spot. 

Two other passengers were injured in the incident. One of them named Babul Majhi died on the way to the hospital.

Ramgati police station OC Md Alamgir Hossain confirmed the incident and said the pickup van was seized while its driver managed to flee the scene.