A man and his daughter were killed and wife and their son injured as a truck hit their motorcycle in Hatgopalpur area of Sadar upazila in Jhenaidah on Wednesday morning.
The deceased were identified as Selim Reza, 35, was an officer of Grameen Bank, hailing from Ratanhat village of the Sadar upazila and his daughter Shumaiya Akter, 11.The truck rammed the motorcycle on which Selim and his family were riding to go to his village on Jhenaidah-Magura highway this morning, leaving them injured, said Mizanur Rahman, officer-in-charge (OC) of Jhenaidah sadar Police Station.
Later locals took the injured to Jhenaidah Sadar Hospital where duty doctor declared Shumaiya dead and referred her father to Dhaka. But he succumbed to his injuries on way to Dhaka, the police officer said.
The OC also said that the bodies were sent to the hospital morgue for autopsies.