A woman has been killed in a road accident near Malibagh bazaar in the city.
The deceased was identified as Runa Akter, 32, wife of Bachchu Miah of Kalipur in Madaripur sadar upazila, who was living with her husband and two children in the Wapda road area of West Rampura of the capital.
Sub-inspector of Rampura Police Station Dulal said a bus of “Ramjan Paribahan” hit the woman while she was crossing the road near the bazar around 9:00 am.
The body of Runa was sent to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital morgue for autopsy.
After receiving death news of a relative, Runa and her husband went to the area by a rickshaw. Runa was crossing the road while her husband paid the rickshaw fare.
Police seized the bus but its driver and his assistant fled the spot.