A man and his daughter were killed and his wife was injured in a road accident yesterday when a sand-laden truck hit their motorbike at Tarabaria in Sujanagar upazila of Pabna.
The deceased are Md Alomgir Hossain (36) of village Char Ashutoshpur in Pabna Sadar upazila, and his daughter Sinha (6). The injured is Nasrin Akter (30).
Aggrieved by the incident, locals set fire to the truck. Police later rushed to the spot and seized the truck but its driver managed to flee the scene, said Pabna Sadar Police Station Officer-in-Charge Nasim Ahmed.
The accident took place around 9am while the three were going to Sujanagar.
Nasrin was taken to Pabna General Hospital for treatment, said the OC.
In Joypurhat, a man died, and his son was injured when a speeding truck hit their motorcycle on Joypurhat-Naogaon road in Tetultoli area yesterday, said police. The deceased — Abdus Salam (45) of Joypurhat Sadar upazila — was a manager of Sonali Bank, Badalgachhi Branch in Naogaon.
His son Siyam (12) was undergoing treatment at a hospital. Police seized the truck but its driver and helper escaped.
In Moulvibazar, Sujan Karmakar (22) and Rajan Roy (23) were killed and another was hurt when a bus hit their motorbike on Kulaura-Rajnagar road in Rajnagar yesterday.