A policeman was killed in a road accident at the Sadarbera area of Nagarkanda upazila in Faridpur on Friday night.
The deceased was identified as Raihan Islam, 26, a constable of Faridpur district police. He was from Prabhakardi village of Muksudpur upazila of Gopalganj.
The accident occurred around 9:30pm when Raihan lost control of his bike in the Sadarbera area of Talmar, Nagarkanda on the Dhaka-Barisal highway, said Habil Hossain, officer-in-charge (OC) of Nagarkanda police station.
“He fell off the bike and sustained serious injuries,” added the OC.
He was rescued and first taken to Nagarkanda Upazila Health Complex. Later he was shifted to Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical College Hospital in Faridpur as his condition worsened, where doctors declared him dead.