Two cattle traders were killed and four others injured in a collision between a truck and a pickup van on Dhaka-Rangpur highway in Gobindaganj upazila of Gaibandha district on Monday.
The deceased were identified as Abdul Quddus and Moyej Uddin, reports UNB.
Arif Anwar, station manager of Gobindaganj Fire Service, said when a group of six cattle traders was heading towards Rangpur from Savar in a pickup van at around 7:00 am a truck coming from the opposite direction hit it.
The cattle traders fell on the road being hit by the truck and then another speeding truck ran over them.
Moyez Uddin died on the spot. Faisal, Shukkur Haque, Tara Mia, Abdul Quddus, and Mizan were rescued by the fire servicemen and taken to Gobindaganj Health Complex in critical condition where Abdul Quddus succumbed to his injuries.