Two teenagers were killed after their bike crashed into a roadside railing in the Rajendrapur area of South Keraniganj on Thursday night, police said.
The deceased were identified as Anik,18, and Shawon,19, both residents of the Magda Muslim Bagh area of the capital.
The accident occurred at midnight when they were returning from Mawa Ghat, said Shamim Al Mamun, inspector of Hasara highway police station.
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“The one riding the bike lost control, leading to the accident,” he said.
Later, they were rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared Anik dead on arrival, said Bachchu Mia, in-charge of DMCH Police Outpost.
Shawon succumbed to his injuries around 3am while undergoing treatment at the hospital, added Bachhu Mia.
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The bodies of the two friends were handed over to their families after the autopsies on Friday afternoon.
An unnatural death case has been registered at Hasara police station.