A carpenter was killed and his aunt injured in a road accident at Panchdona road of Palash upazila in Narsingdi on Sunday noon.
The deceased was identified as Kawser Mia, 28, son of Abul Hossain, hailing from Rajargaon village of Hajiganj Police Station in Chandpur district.He was working at his cousin Saddam's furniture shop in Palash upazila.
The injured was identified as Safia Begum, 40, wife of Mangal Mia.
The accident took place at 12:00 pm at Panchdona area on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Narsingdi.
Police of Madhabdi police station said that a Sylhet-bound bus of ‘Eagle Paribahan’ hit an Auto rickshaw on which Kawsar and Safia were going to their home, leaving them critically injured.
Locals rescued them and taken to Narsingdi Sadar Hospital where duty doctor declared Kawser dead and referred Safia to Dhaka medical Collega and Hospital (DMCH) as her condition deteriorated.
Abu Taher Deoan, officer-in-charge (OC) of Madabdi Police Station said that they seized the bus and arrested its driver.A process is underway to file a case in this connection, the OC said.