A motorcyclist and his pillion passenger were killed as a truck hit their vehicle in Dhaka’s Khilkhet area on Friday morning.
The deceased were identified as Ajmin Khan, 25, and Amir Hossain Riaz, 20, residents of Dakshin Badda area.
Inspector Bacchu Miah, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College Hospital police camp, said a truck hit the duo in Khilkhet area at about 7.00am, leaving them critically injured.
Members of Khilkhet Police Station rescued them and took them to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where they succumbed to their injuries.
The police station sub-inspector Sudangsho Sarker said they seized the truck but its driver fled the scene.