A woman was killed and five others were injured after being run over by a covered van in Hatirjheel area of the city on Saturday night.
The deceased was identified as Maksuda Begum, 35. The injured are Abdul Hamid, 20, Billal Hossain, 17, Rosul, 15, Arif, 20, and Tiya Khatun, 35.
Witnesses said the incident took place around 8pm when a trainee was driving the covered van with the help of the driver.
At one stage, the trainee lost control over the steering on the road adjacent to Bangladesh Institute of Administration and Management (BIAM) building and ran over the victims who were passing the road.
Bystanders rescued them and took them to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where Maksuda was pronounced dead, Inspector Bachchu Mia of DMCH police outpost said, adding that the body has been kept at the hospital morgue.