Two people died when a motorbike skidded off the road on Patuakhali-Kuakata Highway at Basak Bazar in Patuakhali on Wednesday.
The deceased were Kashem, 26, of Auliapur in Sadar upazila, and Naim, 27, of Charbishwashpur in Galachipa upazila.
The accident took place around 6:00am when the Auliapur-bound motorbike carrying the duo skidded off the road, said Mostafizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of sadar police adding that they died on the spot.
Police recovered the bodies and sent those to a local hospital for post-mortem examinations.
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