A woman was killed and her son injured after a pick-up van hit their rickshaw in Sadarghat area of Dhaka today.
The deceased was identified as Masuda Begum, 35, a resident of Mogbazar area, Kazi Mainul Islam, officer-in-charge of Ramna Police Station, told The Daily Star.
Masuda along with her son Mahin Ahmed, 10, was returning to Dhaka from their village home in Barisal.
A pick-up van hit their rickshaw in Sadarghat area when they were returning their residence around 8:00am.
As they were fell down from the rickshaw, the pick-up ran Masuda over, leaving her dead on the spot, the police official said.
Critically injured, Mahin was taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) and was later shifted to National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (Nitor), he said.
A case has been filed in connection with the accident, he added.