CHITTAGONG : A woman and her son were crushed under the wheels of a covered van in Sitakunda on the Dhaka-Chittagong Highway on Thursday morning.
The dead were identified as Kulsum Begum, 45, wife of Moktar Hossain, and her son Monirul Islam, 12, hailed from Amtali upazila of Barguna district.
Fouzdarhat police outpost sergeant M Kabir Hossain said the mother and son worked in a furniture shop in Fouzdarhar area.
“A Chittagong-bound covered van tried to overtake a vehicle and ran over them at about 6:30am when they were going to their work place, killing them on the spot,” he added.
Meanwhile, police arrested van driver M Jahangir.