A seven-year-old boy was killed while his mother sustained injuries in a head-on collision between a three-wheeler and a pickup van in Chandpur, reports UNB.
The deceased was identified as Nazmul Hasan, son of Md Abdul Quader and Nasima Begum, 23, of Betagi upazila in Barguna.
The accident took place at Mission Road Shahi Zame Masjid intersection.
Nasima and Nazmul were going to Noakhali from Chandpur Launch Ghat by a three-wheeler which collided with a pickup van, UNB quoted Anwar Hossain, sub-inspector of Chandpur model police station, as saying.
The mother and her son were injured in the accident. They were taken to Chandpur Government General Hospital where physicians declared the child dead.
Police have reportedly seized the pickup van. The woman is being treated at the hospital.