A woman was killed as a truck rammed her on Dhaka-Aricha highway at Dulibhita Bus Stand area of Dhamrai in the capital on Monday.
The deceased is identified as Fatema Begum, 42, wife of Selim Ahmmed, hailed from Haria village of Mirzapur Police Station in Tangail.
Quoting locals, police said that a Manikganj-bound truck from Dhaka hit Fatema while she was crossing the road at the area, leaving her dead on the spot.
Kamrul Islam, sub-inspector (SI) of Dhamrai Police Station confirmed the matter. On information, police recovered the body of the woman and seized the killer truck but its driver fled the scene after accident, added the Police official. A case was filed with Dhamrai Police Station in this regard.