Woman, son killed in road crash

A woman and her minor son were killed and five others injured when a bus hit a human hauler on Burimari highway at Chowdhury intersection in Kaliganj upazila of Lalmonirhat on Thursday, reports UNB.

The deceased were identified as Manjila Begum, 32, wife of Badiuzzaman and their three-year-old son Sajedul Islam of Shoulmari village in the upazila.

The accident took place around 11:30 am when the bus hit the human hauler, leaving seven people injured, said Arju Mohamamd Sazzad Hossain, officer-in-charge of Kaliganj Police Station.

The injured were taken to Kaliganj Upazila Health Complex from where the woman and her son were shifted to Rangpur Medical College and Hospital following deterioration of their condition. Later they succumbed to their injuries.