A banker was killed when a truck hit his motorcycle on Khulna-Satkhira highway in Nijkhamar area of Khulna yesterday.
The deceased -- identified as Abdus Samad, 37, from Sharashkathi Trimohini village in Jashore -- was an employee of Brac Bank’s Gopalganj Branch.
Samad was going to his workplace from Keshabpur by motorcycle, Rotneshwar Mondol -- sub-inspector of Lobonchhora Police Station -- quoted locals as saying.
On the way, the Dumuria upazila-bound sand-laden truck hit him near Pally Bidyut Office, killing him instantly, said the SI.
Police seized the truck but the driver managed to flee. The body was sent to Khulna Medical College morgue for autopsy.