DHAKA: Two pedestrians were run over and killed by unruly vehicles in the capital's Matsya Bhaban area in the capital city on Tuesday (April 23) morning.
The identity of the victims, aged 60 and 20, could not be known immediately.
Jahirul islam, officer-in-charge of Ramna Police Station, said around 7:00am, 6 vehicles, including bus and private car, engaged in unruly competition on the streets.
At one stage, a vehicle hits two pedestrians near Motsya Bhaban, leaving a person dead on the spot and injured four others, the OC said.
Later, injured were taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where another was pronounced dead by duty doctors.
The vehicles, including a bus of Swadhin Paribahan, were seized and towed to the police station, the OC added.
BDST: 1008 HRS, APR 23, 2019