A policeman was killed as a bus ran over him in front of Foy's Lake gate in the city on Sunday night.
The deceased was identified as Aman Ullah, 52, a traffic police constable hailing from Nabinagar of Brahmanbaria.
A 'Shyamoly Paribahan' bus hit Aman when he was doing his duty around 9pm, leaving him critically injured, said Jahirul Islam Bhuiyan, Officer-in-Charge of Chattogram Medical College Hospital (CMHC) Police camp.
Locals rescued him and took him to the CMHC where he succumbed to his injuries around 10:30pm.
Police seized the bus while the driver and his helper managed to flee.