Two people were killed when a truck hit a van on Rajshahi-Dhaka highway at Jewpara Borosenbagh of Puthia upazila in Rajshahi on Monday.
The deceased were identified as Abdus Samad, 60, a farmer of Sultanpur in Natore and Shahidul Islam, 45.
The accident occurred around 6:30am when the Rajshahi-bound truck hit the garlic-laden van, leaving the van puller and a passenger dead on the spot, said officer-in-charge of Paba Highway police station Litfur Rahman.
Police could not arrest the driver and the helper of the truck as they managed to flee the scene leaving the truck.
On information, police recovered the bodies and sent those to local hospital for post-mortem examinations.
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