Three people, including a motorcycle rider, were killed in a road accident on the Mymensingh-Tangail highway in Rasulpur area under Muktagachha upazila of Mymensingh on Tuesday night.
The deceased were identified as Selim, a motorcycle rider, Sabuj, 20, son of Abul Qasem and Onta,19, son of Lal Mia. All the deceased hailed from Charipara village of Muktagachha upazila.Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Muktagachha Police Station Dulal Akand said the accident occurred when a speedy truck crushed a motorcycle in the area around 8pm, leaving motorcycle rider Selim dead on the spot and injuring the co-riders.
Being informed, police rushed to the spot and recovered the body of Selim.
The wounded were taken to Muktagachha Upazila Health Complex where on-duty doctors declared Sobuj dead.
Onta was shifted to Mymensingh Medical College Hospital (MMCH) as his condition deteriorated. Later, he succumbed to his injuries at the hospital, the OC said.
Besides, police detained the truck along with its driver, he added.