A schoolboy was killed as an unidentified vehicle hit him in the city’s Tejgaon area on Sunday morning.
The deceased was identified as Ali Hossain, 16, a resident of the area and a class X student of Government Science College.
The speeding vehicle hit Hossain in front of Bangladesh Government (BG) Press in Tejgaon industrial area around 7:30 am when he was going for his coaching classes, leaving him seriously injured, said Hossain’s father Azmir Matbor.
Locals rushed him to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) where doctors declared him dead, said DMCH police outpost in-charge inspector Md Bacchu Mia.
The body has been kept in the hospital morgue, he said.