Minor killed in Manikganj road accident

A minor boy was killed in a road accident at Sonatangra village in Chandahor union under Singair Upazila in Manikganj on Tuesday. 

The victim was identified as Atiqul Islam,11, son of Bachchu Mia of the village.

Police sources said the accident occurred in the area around 10:45am when a soil loaded truck ran over him, while he was crossing the road, he died on the spot.

Police in association with local people seized the truck but its driver and helper managed to escape.

The body was sent to Manikganj Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsy.

A case was filed with Singair Police Station in this connection, police said.