Two pedestrians were killed when a lorry hit a rickshaw and then ran them over in the capital’s Jatrabari last night.
Police said the lorry hit the rickshaw at Dholpur intersection of Jatrabari around 8:00pm and ran over the pedestrians who were on the street.
Kamal Hossain, 40, died on the spot while Samia, 16, died of her injuries at Mugda General Hospital, said Kazi Wazed Ali, officer-in-charge of Jatrabari Police Station.
The rickshaw puller, his passenger, and Samia’s mother were injured in the accident.
Police seized the lorry.