A woman and her son were killed as a bus ran over them in Gerakhola area on Dhaka-Khulna highway in Muksudpur upazila here on Saturday morning.
The deceased were identified as Shawon, 30 and Sakib, 7 of Ramchandrapur area.
Muksudpur Police Station Officer-in-Charge Mustafa Kamal Pasha said a Dhaka-bound bus of Saint Martin Paribahan hit Shawon and her son at 8am, leaving them dead on the spot near a bridge at Gerakhola.
Ershad, the husband of the deceased woman, the accident occurred when his wife was taking his son to a coaching center.
Enraged by the accident, locals blocked the road that triggered a five kilometer traffic gridlock in the area.