Bogura: A 10-year-old schoolboy died after being run over by a speeding bus on Bogura-Naogaon highway in Adamdighi upazila of Bogura on Sunday morning, police said.
Abu Bakar Siddique was son of Shamim Miah of Dalomba Basatipara under the upazila and a class two student of a local government primary school.
Rezaul Karim, an officer-in-charge of Adamdighi police station, said the accident occurred around 8:30am when the Dhaka-bound bus from Naogaon ran over the boy while he was crossing the highway to go to his school in Dalomba Basatipara Bauttali area.
The impact of the incident left him dead on the spot, he said, adding that the body was handed over to the family.
The bus managed to flee.
An unnatural death case was filed in connection with the accident, the police officer added.