A young girl was killed and her mother injured as a covered van crashed into their rickshaw at Tikatuli of Old Dhaka on Thursday afternoon.
The deceased was identified as Sahara Talukder, 23, daughter of Nazira Parvin, 50, and late Shahadat Hossain of Pirojpur.
Md Manjurul Habib, sub-inspector of Wari Police Station, said the covered van hit the rickshaw at Toynbee Circular Road, leaving Sahara dead on the spot and her mother injured.
The body was handed over to the family after an autopsy at Dhaka Medical College Hospital, he said.
Victim’s uncle Rahim Talukder said Sahara was going to her elder sister’s house at Nawabganj in Lalbagh area with her mother from their Maniknagar residence when the tragedy struck them.