Three people, including a child, were killed today in a road accident after being crushed under the wheels of a trolley at Rajshahi's Naohata upazila.
The deceased were identified as infant Maryam, her mother Bithi, and motorcyclist Abdul Mannan – all hailed from Naogaon.
The accident took place in front of Naohata's Amaan cold storage on Rajshahi-Naogaon highway at 10:30am on Sunday (15 May), Paba police station Officer-in-charge (OC) Farid Hossain confirmed.
"At first, two motorcycles collided on the highway, and four people – both the drivers and the pillion riders – riding the bikes fell on the middle of the road," he said adding, "At the time, a trolley coming from Naogaon ran over them leaving two people dead on the spot."
"The two other injured were rushed to Rajshahi Medical College Hospital where the on-duty doctor pronounced the woman passenger dead," the OC added.
Reportedly, police recovered the dead bodies from the spot and took them to the police station.