A motorcyclist named Ashraful Mia (22) was killed after being hit by a sand-carrying truck in Durgapur, Netrakona. The incident took place at Noapara on the Durgapur-Shyamganj regional highway last Wednesday night.
The deceased driver was the son of Raichuddin of Palashkandi village of Birishiri union of Ashraful Mia upazila.
According to locals, Durgapur Police Station Sub-Inspector (SI) Chanoar Mia said that sand was being loaded by keeping trucks on the road in Noapara area. At that time, the motorcycle was going towards Jhanzail from Durgapur. Then another sand carrying truck hit the motorcycle from behind causing the driver Ashraful Mia to fall on the road and die on the spot.
The SI also said that the driver of the truck fled immediately after the incident. The truck has been impounded. Further legal action is being taken.