A 55-year-old man was killed in the capital's Motijheel on Thursday night as a truck hit his two-wheeler.
The deceased was identified as Pratap Rema from Netrakona, Yakub Ali, sub-inspector of Motijheel Police Station, said.
The accident occurred around 11:30pm at the Walton intersection area at Motijheel as Pratap, an employee of a non-governmental organisation, was returning to his rented house in Sutrapur from his Tejgaon office.
At this time, the speeding truck hit Pratap's motorcycle, killing him at the scene, Yakub said.
"Although the truck driver managed to flee, the vehicle was seized. The body was sent to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for autopsy," he added.