A woman was killed in a road crash on Dhaka-Aricha highway at Talbag area in Savar on the outskirts of capital on Thursday morning. A man was also injured in this incident. Police later recovered the body, and the injured was taken to hospital.
Aminul Islam, SI, Savar highway police station confirmed the matter.
The deceased was identified as Humayra Rahman, 25, wife of Mizanur Rahman, and Mizanur Rahman, both were hailed from Rajfulbaria area of Savar, and they were husband-wife. The SI said, Mizan going towards Savar Bus stand along with his wife riding his motorcycle from Rajfulbaria area of Savar on Thursday morning. At a stage, the woman fall down from the motorcycle, when a speedy pick-up van hit them from behind on Dhaka-Aricha highway at talbag area, and leave her dead on the spot, as well as her husband also received critical injury from the accident. Locals later come forward and taken them to nearest hospital.
"We recovered the body, as well as detained the Pick-up van and Its driver. Processing to take legal action in this regard is underway", SI added.