Two people were killed and nine others injured when a truck rammed a human hauler on Dhaka-Khulna highway in Sadar upazila of Faridpur on Thursday, UNB reports.
The deceased were identified as Sujon Patwari, 22, a construct worker and son of Manirul Islam of Kanaipur and Azizul Islam, 45, the headmaster of Raikali Hazi Badshah Mia Government Primary School in Kanaipur.
Sub-inspector Nizamul Islam of Karimpur highway police camp said the accident took place around 9:45 am when a Magura-bound truck from Faridpur hit a human hauler after a tyre of the truck burst with a big bang, leaving one killed on the spot and injuring ten others.
The injured were taken to Faridpur Medical College Hospital where the doctors declared one dead.
On information, a firefighting unit rushed in and conducted a rescue operation.