Mother, daughter killed in Gazipur road crash
A woman and her daughter were killed and five others injured as a bus carrying them overturned on the Dhaka-Tangail Highway in Kaliakoir upazila of Gazipur this morning.
The deceased were identified as Fatema Begum (35), wife of Idris Ali of Kaliakoir upazila, and their nine-month-old daughter Arobi.
Anwarul Islam, sub-inspector of Konabari Highway Police Station, said the Dhaka-bound bus of Azmeri Paribahan from Chandra area overturned on the highway at Nurbagh around 6:30am after its driver lost control.
The accident left Fatema and her daughter dead on the spot, said SI Anwarul.
The bodies were handed over to family members for burial without autopsy, following a request by the family, added the police official.
Police seized the bus but its driver managed to flee the scene.