­Two bikers killed in Rangpur road crash

Published : 21 Jun 2022 08:27 PM

Two motorcyclists were killed in a road accident at Talimganj Bazar point on the Mithapukur-Phulbari regional highway under Mithapukur upazila in the district on Monday night.

 "The accident occurred when a Rangpur bound truck from Phulbari hit the motorbike carrying the two men on the spot at 12 midnight," Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Mitha­pukur police station Mostafizar Rahman said.

 Driver and helper of the killer truck, however, managed to escape from the scene with their vehicle.

The deceased were identified as Md. Shafikul Islam, 25, and Md. Emon Miah, 30, of village Tilakpara in Chengmari union of Mithapukur upazila in Rangpur.

 "The bodies were handed over to their respective family members," the OC said, adding that a case was filed in this connection with Mithapukur police station.