Two people were killed in a head-on collision between a truck and a pick-up van on Dhaka-Khulna Highway in Magura Sadar early Thursday.
Assistant sub-inspector Masud Rana of Ramnagar highway police camp said the accident took place in Belnagar area around 5:30am, leaving the pick-up van driver dead on the spot and his assistant, Abdul Hamid, 30, injured critically.
Identity of the driver could not be known immediately.
Hamid was admitted to Magura General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, the police official said.
The truck driver fled the scene leaving his vehicle on the highway, he added.
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