A motorcyclist was killed and two more were injured when a truck hit a motorcycle at Mandari Purba Bazar under Lakshmipur sadar upazila on Friday.
The deceased was Shujan Chandra Das, 28, son of Jagadish Chandra Das of Motobi village under the sadar upazila. He was involved in salon business.
Police officials, quoting the witnesses, said that Shujan along with his two friends were going along the Noakhali-Lakshmipur-Chandpur regional highway to Mandari Bazar area on a motorcycle.
Around 11:00am, a truck from the back hit the motorcycle and all three fell on the road.
Shujan died on the spot receiving head injury and two others got injuries.
The truck driver escaped with the vehicle immediately after the accident.
Chandraganj highway police sub-inspector Kawser Ahmed said that they recovered the body from the spot.
They were trying to arrest the driver and seize the truck, he added.
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