Noakhali, Jan 13 (UNB) – Two motorcyclists were killed as a jeep crashed into their bike on Tamaroddin-Hatia road at Khabirmia in Hatia upazila on Sunday.
The deceased were identified as Ariful Islam Raful, 29, and Md Yusuf, 60, of Khirdia village in the upazila.
Quoting locals, officer-in-charge of Hatia Police Station Md Quamruzzaman said the jeep hit the motorbike around 12 pm, leaving motorcyclist Ariful dead on the spot and its pillion rider Yusuf severely injured.
Five passengers of the jeep were also injured as it veered off the road after the collision.
The injured were taken to Hatia upazila health complex where doctors referred Yusuf to Noakhali General Hospital. However, he succumbed to his injuries on the way to the hospital.