Two youths were killed as their motorbike collided head-on with a truck in Basantapur area on Rajshahi-Chapainawabganj highway under Godagari upazila Friday afternoon.
Police said the deceased were identified as Yzaz Ahmed, 20, son of Muhammad Ali, a resident of Luxmipur area in Rajshahi city, and Zahid Hossain, 22, a resident of Pirijpur village under Godagari upazila.
Kamrul Islam, Officer-in-Charge of Godagari Police Station, said the accident occurred around 3:30 pm and the deceased were students.
He said the driver and helper managed to escape, leaving behind the truck on the road just after the accident.
A case was recorded with Godagari Police Station.