College student Riya Barua, 22, a third-year honour's student of sociology department at Nasirabad Government Women College was killed under the wheels of a covered van yesterday, police said.
The accident took place at Sholashahar Gate No 2 area in the port city as a covered van ran her over while she was returning home by a rickshaw, said Mohiuddin Mahmud, officer-in-charge of Panchlaish Police Station.
She died on spot, said the OC.
Police seized the vehicle with a mark of Azim Group on it, and detained the driver Md Mostafa.
“We are verifying whether the covered van is owned by Azim Group,” police also said.
Meanwhile in Mymensingh, Enamul Haque, 35, and Ridoy Mia, 25 died on spot when a Phulpur bound truck rammed their motorcycle on Mymensingh-Phulpur road in Tarakanda upazila, reports our correspondent.
Police seized the bus but the driver managed to flee.