A 75-year-old man walking back home from a local mosque died after being hit by a truck at Shyampur in the city's Jurain area in the early hours of Wednesday, police said.
The deceased was identified as Hazi Abdul Mannan. He was originally from Louhajang in Munshiganj district.
"The accident occurred around 12.20am when Mannan was crossing the road. The truck travelling at high speed hit him, leaving him injured," said inspector Bacchu Mia, in-charge of Dhaka Medical College and Hospital police outpost.
Mannan was rushed to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries around 3.30am, said Bacchu.
"We have seized the truck."