Three motorcyclists were killed as a truck hit their motorbike in rail gate area under Akbar Shah thana in the port city early Friday.
The deceased were identified as Nizam Uddin, 32, son Abdur Razzak of Agrabad area in the city, Kamrul Islam, 27, son of Md Ismail of Chhagalnaiya upazila in Feni and Md Rezaul, 30, son of Abdur Rashid Talukder of Bagerhat.
Md Alamgir, Officer-in-Charge of Akbar Shah Police Station, said the truck rammed the motorcycle carrying the trio in rail gate area, leaving two of them dead on the spot and another injured.
Later, the injured was taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital (CMCH) where doctors declared him dead, the OC said.
Police detained the driver and the helper of the truck and seized the truck, he added.