A Class-IX student was killed as a bus crashed into a motorcycle on Dhaka-Aricha highway in Ghior upazila yesterday evening.
The deceased was identified as Choton, 14, son of Pabel Khan of Muljan village in Sadar upazila. He was a student of Muljan High School.
Yamin Uddoula, in-charge of Barangail Highway Police Outpost, said the victim along with his friend Samiul was going towards Aricha by a motorcycle.
A Green Line Paribahan bus hit the bike from behind around 6:30pm, leaving them injured.
Being rescued by locals, they were taken to Manikganj District Hospital where doctors pronounced Choton dead.
Samiul was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for better treatment.