Mother, daughter crushed under truck
A woman and her daughter were killed and two others injured as a truck ran over them in Bottoli Doctorer Mor area in Sadar upazila of Naogaon on Monday morning.
The deceased were identified as Adori Begum 25, and her daughter Sampa, 6, residents of Chakatithar Dhupaipur area in the upazila.
Naogaon Fire Service and Civil Defence deputy director AKM Murshed said the truck ran over them on the Naogaon-Rajshahi highway around 7:00am when they were waiting for vehicle, leaving Adori and Sampa dead on the spot and Adori’s husband Shahid and another girl Parvin critically injured.
The injured were first taken to Naogaon Sadar Hospital and, later, shifted to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital following deterioration of their condition.
Naogaon Sadar Model Police Station officer in-charge Sohrawardi Hossain confirmed the matter, adding that the bodies were sent to a local hospital morgue.
Local people, however, seized the truck but its driver and his assistant managed to flee the scene.