A seven-year-old child was crushed under the wheels of a truck on Kapasia-Gazipur road near Chandpur village in Kapasia upazila on Monday morning.
The deceased was identified as Rafin, son of Monir Paloan of Chandpur village in the upazila.
Police said the Dhaka-bound truck hit Rafin on his way to a madrasa around 7am, leaving the child dead on spot.
Later, police handed over the body to the deceased’s family.
SI Mizanur Rahman of Kapasia Police Station said they seized the killer truck from Ajmotpur area of Kaliganj but the driver managed to escape.