A father and his son were killed when a speeding truck knocked them down in Bijoynagar area on Rajshahi-Chapainawabganj highway in Godagari Upazila of the district on Saturday night.
Police sources said the deceased were identified as Abdus Salam, 60, and his son Ibrahim Hossain, 35. They were the residents of Dewpara village under the same upazila.
Kamrul Islam, Officer-in-Charge of Godagari Police Station, said a Rajshahi bound truck from Chapainawabganj rammed them while they were on motorbike killing Abdus Salam on the spot and injuring his son fatally at 10.45 pm.
They were on the way home from Ibrahim's father-in-law's house at the nearby Nimpara village.
Ibrahim was rushed to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital where the attending
doctors declared him dead early onSunday morning.
A case of unnatural death was recorded in this connection, the police officer added.