Feni, Apr 22 (UNB) – A minor boy was killed as a speeding truck ran over him while he was crossing the road at Uttor Annandopur in Fulgazi upazila on Monday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Habibur Rahman Ayat, 5, son of Mahmadul Hasan Linkon of Chhagalnaiya upazila.
Md Kutub Uddin, officer-in-charge of Fulgazi Police Station, said Ayat along with his mother were returning home in the afternoon.
The accident took place as the truck hit him while he was trying to cross the road around 5pm, leaving him dead on the spot.
On information, police recovered the body and sent it to a local hospital for autopsy. Police, however, arrested the truck driver and seized his truck, the OC added.