A university student was killed in a road accident at the Darussalam technical intersection in city’s Mirpur area on Monday midnight.
The victim was identified as Ayesha Akter, 22, daughter of Abul Kalam, a resident of city’s Rupnagar Residential area in Mirpur.
According to police, Ayesha was a sixth semester law student of Bangladesh University of Business and Technology (BUBT).
Darussalam Police Station Duty Officer , Sub-Inspector (SI) Mohammad Yeahia told BSS confirmed the matter to BSS.
Darussalam Thana police rushed the spot immediately after receiving the news and recovered the body, the official said.
The body was then sent to the morgue of Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College Hospital (SSMCH) for autopsy.
Mirpur Darussalam Police Station Sub-Inspector (SI) Mohammad Sohan Ahmed told BSS that Ayesha was killed on the spot when she was hit by a vehicle between 1am and 2am on Monday.
The official said that where Ayesha was going or what vehicle hit her was not known yet.
The exact cause of death will be known after the autopsy. Legal action has been taken in this regard, he added.