A four-day-old girl died after she fell from her mother’s lap when a human hauler hit a three-wheeler in Kahalpur area of Mollahat upazila in Bagerhat on Thursday evening.
The mother, Tania Begum, 25, wife of Milon Mollah, was also injured in the accident.
Officer-in-Charge of Mollahat Police Station Jagannath Chandra said Tania was returning home from the Sadar Upazila with her child on a three-wheeler.
A human hauler hit the three-wheeler when it reached Kahalpur area. “The child fell from her mother’s lap on the road and died on the spot,” he said.
Police seized the human hauler but its driver managed to flee, the OC said.