Two people were killed and three were injured after a truck hit an auto-rickshaw on the Mymensingh-Netrakona road of Mymensingh's Gouripur upazila on Wednesday night.
The deceased were identified as CNG run auto-rickshaw driver Humayun Kabir, 20, residents of Beltoli Dakkhinpara area, and Rubel Mia, 32, son of Abdul Sattar of Beltoli Maddhyapara area of the upazila.
Gouripur Police Station officer-in-charge Mahmudul Islam confirmed the matter.
He said a sand-laden truck hit the Shyamganj-bound auto-rickshaw around 11:15 pm in Charpara Madrasa area, leaving one dead on the spot and four others injured.
The injured were admitted to Mymensingh Medical College and Hospital where Rubel was declared dead.
It was learnt that after hearing the news of fire at Shyamganj Maddhyabazar, the five including the CNG driver Humayun were heading towards the spot. But they met the accident on the way.
Police seized the truck and recovered the bodies, the OC said, adding the truck, however, driver managed to flee the scene.
BDST: 1207 HRS, MAR 23, 2023