A couple was killed as a speeding truck hit their motorbike on Shariatpur-Madaripur highway at Kashipur in Sadar upazila on Friday morning.
The deceased were identified as Mithun Mondol, 30, and his wife Nandi Rani, 25, of Charsonamukhi village of the upazila.
Moniruzzaman, officer-in-charge of Palang Model police station, said the speeding truck hit the motorbike around 10am, leaving the couple dead on the spot.
On information, police rushed in and seized the killer truck but its driver managed to flee the scene.
A case was filed with the police station.unb