A reckless covered van ran over a woman and her six-year-old son, on a rickshaw, at Jatrabari of Dhaka this morning.
They were identified as Shakila Israt, 30, and Hamim.
Sentu Das, assistant sub- inspector at Dhaka Medical College Hospital Police Camp, said the two succumbed to their injuries at the hospital.
The incident took place in front of Matuail Medical around 10:30am, said Abani Sankar Kar, officer-in-charge of Jatrabari Police Station.
Police seized the vehicle.