A police officer was killed after a lorry ran him over on the Dhaka-Chattogram highway at Bandar upazila of Narayanganj this morning.
Deceased Farid Ahmed, 38, hailing from Habiganj, was a sub-inspector of Kanchpur Highway Police Station, reports our local correspondent.
Rafiqul Islam, officer-in-charge of Bandar Police Station, said a Dhaka-bound lorry hit Farid in Malibag area around 6:00am while he was on traffic duty.
He died on the spot. Police recovered the body of the dead officer and sent it to Narayanganj General Hospital morgue.
The vehicle has been seized, but the driver managed to flee.