A motorcyclist was killed and his co-rider sustained serious injuries when a truck dashed their bike at Sipahipara in the district town on Friday night.
The deceased was identified as Sayem, 25, son of Asad Talukder of Ballabari area of the town.
Local Hatimara police camp in-charge SI Aminul said the accident took place in the area around 10pm when the speedy goods-laden truck hit the motorbike from behind leaving Sayem dead on the spot.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to hospital morgue for autopsy. The unidentified injured co-rider was rushed to a local hospital.
Police seized the truck but its driver and helper managed to flee the scene.
A case was filed in this connection.