A rickshaw puller and a pedestrian were killed when a covered van hit them at Sagarika intersection of Pahartali police station. The accident took place at around 9.45 pm on Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Anwar Hossain. He is a resident of Joypurhat district. However, the name and identity of the pedestrian was not known.
Pahartali Police Station Sub-Inspector (SI) Enamul Haque said a rickshaw puller and a pedestrian were killed on the spot when a covered van hit the Pahartali Sagarika intersection. The body was recovered and brought to Chittagong Medical College (CMC) Hospital. Although the covered van was seized after the accident, the driver and helper escaped.