A man and his minor daughter were killed and another one was injured when a covered van hit a motorbike on Dhaka-Aricha highway in front of Jagir High School in Sadar upazila on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as Hedayetul Haque, 45 and his four-year-old girl Tazdika Sauda Sara of Golra area in Saturia upazila.
Quoting local people, Lutfur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Golra Highway Police Station, said the accident took place around 4:15 pm when the Patuaria-bound covered van hit he motorbike carrying Hedayetul and his two daughters from behind, leaving two killed on the spot and another injured.
The injured Taznuba Hafsa, 10, elder daughter of Hedayetul was taken to Manikganj District Hospital and then shifted to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital for better treatment.
On information, police went to the spot and arrested the covered van driver Abdul Kuddus.