Comilla: A truck driver and his helper were killed as their vehicle plunged into a roadside ditch at Raipur in Daudkandi upazila on Monday morning.
The deceased, identified as truck driver Dulal Mia, his helper Manjur, hailed from Barisal and Bhola district respectively.
Police said the Dhaka-bound rod laden truck from Chittagong skidded off and fell into the ditch beside the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway around 8:30am after its driver lost control over the steering, leaving him (driver) and his helper dead on the spot.
On information, police from Daudkandi highway police camp recovered the bodies and sent those to Comilla Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.
A case was filed with Daudkandi Police Station.
Driver, helper killed in truck accident