Two people were killed as a truck smashed a van in Sadar upazila of Dinajpur district on Friday morning.
The deceased were identified as the van puller Narayan Chandra Roy, 40, and Swasadhar Babu Roy, residents Chawkrampur Balapara area under Shashra union in the upazila.
Kotwali Police Station sub-inspector Nur Alam said a truck rammed into a van at Panchbari area, leaving its puller dead on the spot and passenger Swasadhar critically injured.
The injured was rushed to Dinajpur M Abdur Rahim Medical College Hospital where he, later, died.
Police seized the killer truck but its driver and his assistant managed to flee the scene, he added.