Two employees of a hospital were killed when their motorcycle hit a stationed truck on the Satkhira-Khulna regional highway in Tala upazila of Satkhira last night.
Of the deceased, KM Rokanuzzaman Litu Molla (46) of Krishnanagar Jalma village in Khulna's Batiaghata upazila was an accountant of Khulna Abu Naser Hospital and SM Shakib Hasan (35) of Brahmagati village in Dighalia upazila was an office assistant of the same hospital.
The accident took place in Mahashashan area of Patkelghata around 10:30pm, a Satkhira correspondent reports, quoting witnesses.
Confirming the accident, Kazi Wahid Murshed, officer-in-charge of Patkelghata Police Station, said the bodies were handed over to the highway police.
The law enforcers seized the truck but could not arrest anyone in this connection, the OC said.