Two dead in motorcycle accident while saving child

Two motorcyclists were killed in an accident at Homna in Comilla. A child was injured at the time.

The accident took place in Kashipur area of the upazila around 8:15 pm on Wednesday (July 29).

The deceased were identified as Sahabuddin (35), son of Gias Uddin of Ghorashal village under Muradnagar upazila and Raju Ahmed (27), son of Abul Hossain.

Homna police officer in charge (OC) Abul Kayes Akanda said that the two were on their way to Muradnagar on a motorcycle. Suddenly a child came in front of the motorcycle to cross the road. The motorcycle lost control and fell under an oncoming cement truck from the opposite direction while trying to save the child. The two were killed on the spot. The injured child was rescued and admitted to the Upazila Health Complex.