Two other family members were also injured in the accident
A man and his son have been killed in a road accident in the Palpara area under sadar upazila of Comilla district.
The deceased are Aminul Islam, and his four-year-old son Wasi Islam Nabil.
Meanwhile, Aminul’s wife Yasim, 32, and daughter Afsana, 12, were also injured in the accident—which occurred in the early hours of Tuesday.
Comilla Kotwali police station Officer-in-Charge Abu Salam Mia said: “The accident happened when a CNG-run autorickshaw rammed into a roadside tree; its driver had lost his control over the steering, injuring the four passengers.
“Aminul and his son were declared dead when taken to Comilla Medical College Hospital.”
He said they seize the autorickshaw but the driver fled the scene.