A police constable was killed and three others were injured in a road crash on Dhaka-Chattogram Highway at Suaganj in Sadar Dakkhin upazila early Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Nur Hossain, 35, son of Abdul Haque of Laxmipur district.
Nazrul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sadar Dakkhin Police Station, said the accident took place around midnight when a police vehicle plunged into a roadside ditch after being hit by a truck from behind.
Nur was killed on the spot and three others injured.
The injured Assistant Sub-Inspector Mohsin Ali, Constable Ismail Hossain and the driver Ershad Mia were taken to Cumilla Medical College Hospital.
Later, a team of highway police chased down and arrested truck driver Jashim Uddin.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina returned home on Tuesday night completing her four-day official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to attend the Dubai Airshow 2019.
An Emirates flight carrying the Prime Minister and her entourage, which departed from Dubai International Airport at 4:45pm (local time), landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 10:55pm (BST).
Sheikh Hasina attended the airshow on Sunday at the invitation of Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE, and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
During her visit, Sheikh Hasina she attended a dinner reception arranged in her honour by the Bangladesh embassy and urged UAE investors to invest in various sectors of Bangladesh to boost bilateral trade.