A man was killed in a road accident in Dhaka's Tejgain early yesterday.
The victim, Moksedul Islam (25), hailing from Dimla upazila of Nilphamari, used to pull rickshaw in the capital to make a living, said police.
Around 4am, Moksedul was crossing the Bijoy Sarani area when an unidentified vehicle hit him, leaving him critically injured, said Abdur Razzak, a sub-inspector of Tejgaon Police Station.
He was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where doctors declared him dead, he said. The victim's elder sister Fahida Akter said his brother used to live with his family in East Nakhal Para area.
He went out with his rickshaw on Wednesday afternoon and was supposed to return home yesterday morning. "A police official informed us that he was killed in a road accident," she said, sobbing.