Two persons have been killed and three others injured in separate road accidents in Khulna district, police said on Friday.
The deceased were identified as eight-month-old Ibrahim, son of Shariful Islam of Dumuria upazila of the district, and Roni Biswas, son of Nitai Biswas of Atash upazila of Narail district.
The first accident occurred around 5.15pm on Thursday when a cycle van was hit by a car near Dumuria Women's College.
"All the passengers, including the baby boy who was travelling with his parents, fell off the van in the impact. Ibrahim sustained fatal head injuries in the crash," said sub-inspector Md Hasanuzzaman of Dumuria Police Station.
The van puller and Ibrahim’s patents also sustained injuries in the accident and were rushed to Khulna Medical College and Hospital (KMCH), he said.
Roni Biswas, on the other hand, was killed after his motorcycle was hit by a speeding truck near Kharnia Bridge in Baratia.
Kharnia Highway Police officer-in-charge Mehedi Hasan said Roni’s motorcycle was hit by the truck around 5.30pm on Thursday, leaving him on the spot.
Sheikh Koni Mia, officer-in-charge of Dumuria Police Station, said the bodies were sent to KMCH morgue for post-mortem. "The private car involved in the first accident has been seized."