Woman dies after being hit by bus in Dhaka
A woman was killed and her daughter critically injured after being hit by a passenger bus when they were crossing road in front of a market at Shahjadpur in Dhaka last night.
The deceased was identified as Fouzia Mahmuda, 50. Her daughter Anisa, 16, was critically injured and is now undergoing treatment at the emergency unit of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), said police.
The incident took place in front of Nazarvally market at Shahjadpur at 8:45pm when a bus of Asmani Paribahan rammed into the woman and her daughter, Sub-inspector Rezoan Fakir of Gulshan Police Station said.
Locals took them to DMCH where the on-duty doctor declared Fouzia dead around 10:00pm, said Bacchu Mia, in-charge of DMCH police outpost.
Police seized the bus but its driver managed to flee.