A mother and son died after being crushed by the wheels of a truck at Kakina in Kaliganj upazila of Lalmonirhat. The accident took place in the Kakina Chapartal area of the upazila at around 7:30 pm on Monday. Father Monir Hossain Babu was injured in this incident.
Deceased Rina Begum (25) wife of Monir Hossain Babu of Kakina Maishamuri area. Raihan Hasan (2) is the only child of Monir.
Local residents and passers-by said that father Monir Hossain, mother Rina Begum and son Raihan Hassan were returning home from Hatibandha on the Lalmonirhat-Burimari highway at night. When the motorcycle reached Kakina Chapartal area of Kaliganj upazila, a stone-laden truck hit it from behind.
Later the motorcycle and driver father Monir Hossain Babu fell on the side of the road. And mother Rina along with her son was crushed by the wheel of the truck and died on the spot. This accident cast a shadow of mourning on the area.
Sub-inspector of Kaliganj police station Al-Amin Haque said, I came to the spot after receiving information. The body has been recovered. Locals intercepted the truck at the accident site but the driver escaped. Further action will be completed as per law.