A female union parishad member was killed as a human hauler hit the motorbike carrying her on Manikganj-Singair road in Defoltoli area of Singair upazila on Thursday morning.
The deceased was identified as Momtaz Begum, member of reserved seat of 7,8 and 9 no ward in Boldhara union of the upazila, UNB reports.
Abdul Mazed Khan, chairman of Boldhara union parishad, said the human hauler hit the motorcycle around 11.30am when Momtaz was going to the union parishad complex riding on the motorcycle of UP member Babul Hossain, leaving her dead on the spot and Babul critically injured.
The injured was admitted to Manikganj 250-bed hospital.
On information, police recovered the body.
However, police seized the human hauler but its driver managed to flee, said Khandakar Imam Hossain, officer-in-charge of Singair Police Station.