Two people including a motorcyclist were killed in a road accident in the city's Hatirjheel area on Monday.
The deceased were identified as pillion rider Fahim Hossain ,20, and motorcyclist Mohammad Mamun,25.
The accident occured around 10:15 am when the motorcycle ploughed through the island after the motorcyclist lost his control near Madhubagh intersection , said sub-inspector (SI) Sajib of Hatirjheel police station.
Mamun died on the spot. Rider Fahim was taken to Dhaka Medical College hospital (DMCH) where he succumbed to his injuries later, he said.
Talking to reporters at DMCH, Fahim's uncle Kabir Hossain said he was son of Mizan Hossain (CNG autorickshaw driver) of Bagh Srirampur village under Kachua upazila in Chadpur district.
The two bodies were kept at the DMCH morgue for autopsy.