A university admission seeker was killed and another man was injured after a truck hit their motorcycle in the capital's Shahbagh area early Wednesday.
The deceased was identified as Mohaiminul Islam Sifat, 22, son of Hanif Khandaker, a resident of North Manikdi in the city.
Deceased's friend Fuhad said Sifat and his friend Mehedi were going to a restaurant in Old Dhaka to take dinner riding on a motorcycle.
When they reached Goni Road area of Shahbagh, the speeding truck hit the motorcycle, leaving Sifat and Mehedi injured.
Sifat was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where doctors declared him dead on arrival. Mehedi received primary treatment at the hospital.
The body has been kept at the hospital morgue for an autopsy, said Bachchu Miah, in-charge of DMCH police outpost.