At least three people, including a minor child, were killed in road accidents in two districts on Wednesday.
In Noakhali, a female schoolteacher and her daughter were killed and three other people injured in a road accident on Begumganj-Sonaimuri Road in Begumganj upazila.
The deceased were Poly Majumdar, 26, a teacher of Mir Alipur Govt Primary School, and her two-year-old daughter Nidhi.
The accident took place at Salim Miar Dokan around 9:00am when a covered van hit an auto-rickshaw carrying five people, including Poly and her two daughters, leaving Poly and Nidhi dead on the spot and three other passengers injured, said Harun-Or-Rashid, officer-in-charge of Begumganj police station.
The injured were taken to a local hospital.
In Brahmanbaria, a police constable was killed when a lorry ran him over on Dhaka-Sylhet Highway at Khariala in Ashuganj upazila in the early morning.
The deceased was Syed Hossain, 58, son of Mir Ahmed of Rangunia upazila in Chattogram.
A team of three police personnel, including Syed, was on patrol in Ashuganj Toll Plaza area.
In the dead of night, the goods-laden lorry hit Syed while crossing the road on foot, leaving him dead on the spot.
The body was sent to a local hospital morgue for autopsy.
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