NATORE: A woman was run over by a truck at Baraigram upazila in the district on Tuesday while she managed to save her four-year-old daughter by pushing away.
Deceased Nurjahan Begum, 35, was the wife of Milan Hossain, a resident of Garhmati Muchipara area in the upazila.The incident took place at Garhmati Muchipara area on the Natore-Pabna highway in front of her husband and son.
Locals said the truck crushed Nurjahan after its driver lost control over the steering when she and her daughter Jannatul Khatun were standing beside road to cross the highway, leaving her dead on the spot.
Jannatul was saved as Nurjahan pushed her from the road after noticing that the truck was approaching towards them.
Banpara Highway Police Station officer-in-charge (OC) Khandaker Shafiqul Islam said they seized the truck but its driver and helper fled the scene.