A motorcyclist was killed after his motorbike collided with a truck in Rampura kitchen market area of the capital early Tuesday.
The deceased was identified as Rais Uddin (48), hailed from Paratli Kacharakandi village in Narsingdi district. He was a resident of Banasree area.
Police said the incident took place when the truck crashed into the motorcycle in the area, said Sub-Inspector (SI) of Hatirjheel Police Station Minhaj Uddin.
The injured was rescued and then taken to the emergency department of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) where doctors declared him dead at 1:15 am, he said.
He said the body was kept at the DMCH Morgue for autopsy.
The driver and his helper were detained along with the truck soon after the incident, SI Minhaj added.