The accident occurred Saturday night
A truck driver and his helper have been killed when the vehicle collided head-on with a covered van in Gazipur.
The deceased have been identified as Jewel Sarder, 25, and Sabbir Ahmed Shohan, 26. The accident occurred near Naotana area in Kaliganj upazila on Saturday night, confirmed Sub-Inspector (SI) of Naojor highway police outpost.
The SI said: "A Gazipur-bound truck collided head on with a covered van coming from the opposite direction, killing the driver Jewel on the spot."
Shohan, the helper, was taken to Shaheed Tajuddin Ahmad Medical College and Hospital in Dhaka with critical injuries, when the on-duty doctors declared him dead.
The driver of the covered van fled the scene, leaving behind his vehicle.