6-year-old dies after being hit by pickup van in Dhaka
A six-year-old was killed after a pickup van hit her at Khilgaon in Dhaka this afternoon.
The accident took place around 1:30pm when a pickup van hit the six-year-old, Eti Akhter, near Hikma Eye Hospital at Khilgaon while the victim and her father were crossing the road, Bijan Kumar Biswas, sub-inspector of Khilgaon Police Station, said.
The victim died on the spot, the SI said, adding that the driver of the van was detained following the accident.
The vehicle was also seized, the police official informed.
Police recovered the body and sent it to Dhaka Medical College Hospital morgue for autopsy.