Two people were killed and nine others injured when a truck rammed a human hauler on Dhaka-Khulna Highway in Faridpur Sadar on Thursday.
The deceased were identified as Sujon Patwari, 22, a construct worker and son of Manirul Islam, of Kanaipur and Azizul Islam, 45, the headmaster of Raikali Hazi Badshah Mia Government Primary School in Kanaipur of the same area.
Sub-inspector Nizamul Islam of Karimpur highway police camp said the accident took place around 9:45am when a Magura-bound truck from Faridpur hit a human hauler after a tyre of the truck burst with a big bang, leaving one killed on the spot and injured ten others.
The injured were taken to Faridpur Medical College and Hospital where the doctors declared one of them dead.
On information, a fire fighting unit rushed in and conducted a rescue operation.
Want stories like this in your inbox?
Sign up to exclusive daily email
More Stories from Country