Two people were killed in separate road accidents in Dhaka city on Friday. The accidents took place in Ramna and Shyampur areas in the morning.
The deceased were identified as Shahidul Islam, 22, son of Shafiqul Islam of Patuakhali district, and Faruk, 30, helper of a truck.
Shahidul was critically injured after a vehicle ran over him in front of Ramna Police Station around 5:00am. He was rescued and rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where the doctor declared him dead around 6:30am.
Faruk was knocked down by a truck in front of Dhaka Match Factory in Shyampur area around 3:00am. Locals rescued critically injured Faruk and whisked him off to the DMCH where he succumbed to his injuries in the morning, according to a news agency.