A cyclist named Khairul Islam (50) was killed when a truck hit him at Shibganj in Chapainawabganj. The accident took place at Fultala Bazar in Chhatrajitpur area of Chapainawabganj-Sonamasjid highway around 5:30 pm on Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Manjur Ali of Ranihati Khakripara village under Khairul upazila. According to locals, Khairul Islam was going to his house in Ranihati on a bicycle from Chhatrajitpur Bazar on Thursday afternoon. He died on the spot when a truck hit him from behind.
Shibganj Police Station OC Farid Hossain said police were sent to the spot after receiving the news. The locals seized the truck and handed it over to the police. However, the driver and his assistant escaped. A case will be filed in this incident.