Mother and daughter among three were killed in separate road crashes in Noakhali and Brahmanbaria on Wednesday, reports UNB.
In Noakhali, a schoolteacher and her daughter were killed and three other people injured in a road accident on Begumganj-Sonaimuri road in Begumganj upazila on Wednesday.
The deceased were identified as Poly Majumdar, 26, a teacher of Mir Alipur Govt Primary School and her two-year-old daughter Nidhi.
The accident took place at Salim Miar Dokan around 9:00am when a covered van hit an auto-rickshaw carrying five people, including Poly and her two daughters, leaving Poly and Nidhi dead on the spot and three other passengers injured, said Harun-Or-Rashid, officer-in-charge of Begumganj Police Station.
The injured were taken to the local hospital.
Poly met the tragedy while going to her school with her daughters from her house in Chowmuhani by the auto-rickshaw.
In Brahmanbaria, a constable was killed when a truck ran him over on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Khariala in Ashuganj upazila early Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Syed Hossain, 58, son of Mir Ahmed of Rangunia upazila in Chattogram district.
A team of three policemen, including Syed, was on patrol in Ashuganj Toll Plaza area.
In the dead of night, a goods-laden truck hit Syed while crossing the road on foot, leaving him dead on the spot.
The body was sent to a local hospital morgue for autopsy.