The accident occurred on Friday
A man has been killed, and his younger brother injured, in a road accident at Baliadangi in Thakurgaon.
The deceased is Noiful Islam, 45, and the injured is Khatijul Islam, 25, both from Kalmegh Bardhali village. The accident took place at Chunihara area around 11pm on Friday.
Baliadangi police station Officer-in-Charge (OC) Mosabberul Haq confirmed the matter.
According to their relatives' accounts, the siblings were heading towards Ratore village in Sadar upazila on a motorcycle to visit their ailing sister, when it collided with a human hauler (locally known as Easybike) at Chunihara.
Both of them were rushed to Baliadangi Upazila Health Complex, and Noiful was transferred to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital from there.
Noiful succumbed to his injuries around 1am on Sunday while he was being taken to Rangpur Hospital.
His younger brother Khajitul is currently undergoing treatment at Thakurgaon General Hospital.