A woman and her five-year-old daughter were killed when a truck hit a rickshaw van at Bhatiapara in Domar upazila of Nilphamari on Wednesday night.
The deceased are Nazma Begum, 30, wife of Rubel Islam of Cluster village, and her daughter Rubina Akter.
The accident took place at around 9:00 pm when a goods-laden truck hit a rickshaw van in which Nazma along with her daughter Rubina and father Nimanur was returning home, said Moksed Ali Bepari, officer-in-charge of Domar Police Station.
Nazma and her daughter died on the spot and her father sustained injuries.
Police have arrested truck driver Saiful and seized the truck.
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