Three young men were killed in a road accident at Mongla upazila in Bagerhat district on Wednesday night.
The deceased were identified as Bayezid Hossain, 22, son of Jahangir Hossain, and Zakaria, 20, son of Kuddus, both were residents of Mongla municipality area; and Sakib, 20, son of Asad, a resident of Morelganj upazila in the district.
Quoting locals, Mongla Police Station officer in-charge Bikash Chandra Ghosh said the three young men were returning home from a local village fair riding on a motorcycle.
At a time of riding recklessly, the motorcycle went out of control and crashed into a roadside electric pole around 11.45 pm, leaving the trio seriously injured on the spot.
Later, some passersby rescued them and took to Mongla Upazila Health Complex where the on-duty doctor declared them dead, said the OC.