A woman was killed and her six-year-old son injured after a car hit them in Dhaka's Gulshan area early hours of Monday.
The deceased was identified as Shahinur Akter, 36, hailing from Noakhali.They used to live in a slum in Dhaka's Shahjadpur area.
Injured Shanto is now undergoing treatment in critical condition at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).
The car hit them while the woman along with her husband and two sons was crossing the road around 12:30am, leaving Shahinur and Shanto injured.
Later, they were rushed to DMCH where doctors declared Shahinur dead around 1:30am, said Abul Hasan, officer-in-charge of Gulshan Police Station.
Police are trying to identify the killer vehicle, he said.