Locals blocked Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Kararchar area of Shibpur upazila of Narsingdi district on Thursday morning following a road crash that killed a woman and her minor son.
Hafizur Rahman, officer-in-charge of Narsingdi Highway Police, said the woman and her minor son were killed and eight other people injured when a wrecker hit a human hauler on the highway around 8:00 am.
The deceased's identity could not be known immediately, reports UNB.
Following the accident, the angry locals torched the wrecker and blocked the highway.
Vehicular movement came to halt for two hours on the highway.
On information, police moved to the spot and brought the situation under control around 10:20 am.
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