Two transport workers were killed in separate road accidents in Gabtoli and Jatrabari of Dhaka today.
In Gabtoli, a transport worker died after he was hit by a speeding vehicle near the bus terminal in the early hours today.
The deceased, Billal, 35, was on his way to work when an unidentified vehicle hit and fled immediately around 5:30am, Farukul Alam, officer-in-charge of Darussalam Police Station, told The Daily Star.
Billal’s body has been kept at Shaheed Suhrawardy Hospital morgue.
In Jatrabari, the second victim, Niranjan aged 26, was injured after falling from a speeding truck in Dayaganj area around 7:00am, Kazi Wazed Ali, officer-in-charge of Jatrabari Police Station, told the Daily Star.
Doctors at DMCH pronounced him dead, police said.