A woman and her two-year-old son were killed and five others injured in a road accident in Sylhet on Sunday.
The deceased were identified as Beauty Roy, 25, wife of Gopesh Roy, of Nabiganj upazila in Habiganj, and her son Rupak Roy, 2, police said.
Locals said that the accident took place at about 1:45pm when a Dhaka-bound bus collided head-on with a Sylhet-bound private car on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Satmail near Lalabazar of Dakshin Surma upazila in Sylhet.
Seven people, including the private car driver and its passengers, were injured in the accident.
Dakshin Surma police officer-in-charge Monirul Islam said that the woman and her minor boy died on the spot.
The injured were sent to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital after rescued them from the spot in critical condition, he said, adding that the bodies were sent to the hospital morgue for post-mortem examination.
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