2 motorcyclists crushed dead by truck
Published: 11:02 AM, 21 June 2022
Two motorcyclists were killed when a truck rammed them at Mithapukur in Rangpur. The accident took place around 11 pm on Monday at Talimganj Bazar on the Mithapukur-Phulbari regional highway of the Upazila.
The deceased were identified as Shafiqul Islam, 25, son of Afzal of Tilakpara village under Changmari union of the Upazila and Emon Mia, 30, of the same village.
According to locals, Shafiqul and Emon were returning home on a motorcycle. When they reached Talimganj market, a Rangpur-bound truck hit their motorcycle. Following the hit, the two fell off the motorcycle. They were later crushed by the truck and killed on the spot.
Mithapukur Police Station OC Mostafizur Rahman said the two bodies were recovered and handed over to the family. However, the driver of the truck managed to flee.