Two friends were killed in a road accident on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway at Gajaria upazila in Munshiganj district on Monday afternoon.
The accident took place at around 4pm in the Gajaria part of Meghna-Gomoti bridge in the upazila.
The deceased were identified as Sabur Hossain, 43, son of Jinnat Hossain, hailed from Char Kutub village in Keraniganj, and Imtiaz, 48, from Dhaka.
Quoting locals, police said the duo was heading towards Cumilla riding on a motorcycle. On the way, an unknown vehicle hit the bike from behind, leaving Sabur dead on the spot and Imtiaz critically injured.
He was taken to a nearby hospital where he died while undergoing treatment.
Gajaria Bhaberchar Highway Police Station officer-in-charge Md Humayun Kabir confirmed the death matter, adding that police recovered the bodies and kept under police custody.
Police are trying to identify the vehicle and legal action would be taken in this regard, the OC added.