2 NGO workers die as truck hits motorcycle in Thakurgaon
Two NGO workers were killed as a truck hit their motorcycle in Thakurgaon Sadar upazila this morning.
The victims were identified as Paresh Barman,52, of Keyarigaon village in Sadar upazila and Mahfizur Rahman Jiyon, 48, of Thakurgaon municipality area.
The accident took place around 11:15am when a truck rammed the motorcycle coming from opposite direction at Unotrishmile village, leaving Paresh dead on the spot and Jiyon critically injured, our district correspondent reports quoting Mafidar Rahman, station officer of Thakurgaon Fire Service and Civil Defense Office.
The duo was going to their workplace at Parbotipur upazila of Dinajpur district, the correspondent reports.
On information, fire fighters rushed to the spot and recovered the body of Paresh. They also rescued Jiyon in critical condition and sent him to Thakurgaon Sadar Hospital where he was declared dead.
The victims were working for a school feeding project of Eco-Social Development Organization (ESDO) in Parbotipur area, according to the ESDO.