Truck runs over old woman
A sexagenarian woman was run over by a truck in Sarail upazila of Brahmanbaria on Tuesday afternoon.
Deceased Safia Khatun was the wife of late Abdul Wadud, a resident of Airal village in the upazila.
Witnesses said the accident took place in Bariura area on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway in the afternoon when she was crossing the highway, leaving her dead on the spot.
Khatihata Highway Police Station officer in-charge Mainul Islam said the truck was seized but its driver managed to flee the scene.