The driver and the helper of a truck were crushed under their own truck at Baluakandi area on Dhaka-Chittagong highway in Gazaria upazila of the district on Saturday morning.
The deceased were identified as the driver Nilu Ahmed, 27, the helper Md Firoz.
Gazaria Highway Sergeant of Police Md Saiful Rahman said on Saturday at about 6am a Dhaka-bound truck from Chittagong got out of order at the area. The driver and the helper then went beneath the truck and started repair work. Suddenly, the began moving and both were crushed under its wheels leaving them dead on the spot.
The bodies were recovered and sent to Gazaria upazila health complex. Police took the truck under their custody.