Two bikers dead after head-on collision in Panchagarh
Two motorcyclists died and two were injured in a road accident on Panchagarh-Banglabandha Highway in Panchagarh Sadar upazila this afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Rashedul Islam (28) and Rifaduzzaman Babu (20). The injured are Shahin Hossain (20) and Rony, reports our Thakurgaon correspondent.
Quoting locals and eyewitnesses, Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Panchagarh Police Station, Abdul Latif, said that Rashedul and Shahin were going towards Panchagarh on a motorcycle. Meanwhile, Babu and Rony were coming from the opposite direction on another motorcycle.
The motorcycles collided head-on on the highway near Jagdal Thutapakhuri village, leaving Rashedul and Babu dead on the spot, said the OC.
On information, police and fire service rushed to the spot, recovered the bodies and sent the injured to Panchagarh Sadar Hospital, said the OC.
Shahin was later shifted to Rangpur Medical College Hospital while Rony is undergoing treatment at Panchagarh Sadar Hospital, the OC added.