At least three people were killed in separate road accidents in Khulna and Savar on Friday.
In Khulna, a man and his son were killed when a truck hit their motorcycle in Zero Point area on Khulna-Satkhira highway in the morning. The identities of the deceased could not be known yet.Quoting eyewitnesses, Horintana Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Enamul Huq said a truck heading to Satkhira from Khulna hit the motorcycle from behind in Zero Point area on Khulna-Satkhira highway, leaving the duo killed on the spot. The truck driver fled the scene with his vehicle.
In Savar, a youth was killed in a road accident in Nabinagar area on Dhaka-Aricha highway. The deceased was identified as Riazul Islam, 24, son of Mozammel Haque, hailed from Nasopa village of Ghatail upazila in Tangail.
Police said a speedy bus hit Riazul while he was taking tea at a roadside tea stall in the area.
Rafiqul Islam, sub-inspector of Savar Highway Police Outpost, said on receiving information, police rushed to the spot and recovered the body.