At least two women were killed and seven others were injured in a road accident on Dhaka-Chattagram highway at Kanchpur area under Sonargaon police station on Thursday night.
The deceased were identified as Borsha Bormon, 14, daughter of Dulal Bormon, hailed from Bekutia village of Soanrgaon upazila, and her grandmother Debi Bormon, 50.
Eyewitnesses said that two female died on the spot as a passenger bus ran over them losing the control. Barsha Bormon and her grandmother were crossing the road and met the fatal accident. Seven others were injured in the accident.
Apon Kumar, sub-inspector of Sonargaon police station, said that on information police rushed to the spot rescued the body. Bus helper was arrested while driver managed to escape from the scene.
All the seven injured persons sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for treatment.