Two people were killed after a pick-up van plunged into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Korpai in Burichang upazila early Wednesday.
One of the deceased was identified as Syed Hossain, 30, hailing from Cox’s Bazar while the identity of the other victim could not be ascertained immediately.
Alamgir Hossain, officer-in-charge of Mainamati Highway Police Station, said the accident took place around 5:30am when a Dhaka-bound fish-laden pick-up van fell into a roadside ditch.
Two men, including the driver, were killed on the spot. Police recovered the bodies and sent those to a local hospital morgue.