A mother and her daughter were killed when a covered van of Narish Poultry Feed hit them at Rupganj in Narayanganj on Tuesday.
Two people were also injured in the fatal accident that took place at noon on Asian Highway in Charpara area of Kanchan Municipality.The deceased were identified as Ruby Akter, wife of Nazrul Islam of Birab area of Kanchan municipality in Rupgan,j and her eldest daughter Fatema Tuz Johra, a Madrasa student.
The injured were identified as Nazrul Islam's youngest daughter Nafiza and driver Humayun Mia.
Inspector Mahbubur Rahman, in-charge of Bholab Investigation Center, said Ruby Akhter along with her two daughters was going to her father's house by an auto-rickshaw at noon.
When the auto-rickshaw reached Charpara area, the Gazipur-bound covered van hit the auto, leaving Ruby and her elder daughter dead on the spot. Police arrested driver Dinesh Chandra and helper Tareq Majhi of the covered van.