A bus helper was killed as another bus hit him while he was giving directions to his driver standing in front of the door at bus stand area under Bhandaria upazila in Pirojpur on Thursday morning.
The deceased was Sagor, 20, son of Piyar Ali, a resident of Birkathi village in Kathalia upazila of the district and helper of a local bus.
Zakir Hossain, Sub-Inspector (SI) of Bhandaria Police Station, said the accident occurred when a Sugandha Paribahan bus hit Sagor in the area at around 7:00 am while he was giving the driver of his vehicle directions, leaving him dead on the spot.
Being informed, police recovered the body and sent it to hospital morgue.
Police seized the bus but the driver and helper of the bus fled away.
A case was filed in this connection, the SI said.