A woman and her son were killed as a jeep ran over them at Dona in Morelganj upazila in Bagerhat on Sunday.
The deceased were identified as Shilpi Akter, 35, and Omar Hawladar, 7, a second grader at a local primary school.
Morelganj police station OC Rashedul Alam said a Sharankhola-bound jeep hit Shilpi and Omar while they were crossing a road on their way home from school. They were killed on the spot.
The vehicle, which police later seized, had also hit a van, leaving its driver injured.