A pedestrian was killed after a pick-up van hit him in Beribandh area of Dhaka's Kamrangirchar on Wednesday morning.
Details about the deceased, aged around 50, could not be known immediately.Inspector Bachchu Mia, in-charge of DMCH Police Outpost, said the speedy vehicle hit the man while he was crossing the road at 7:00 am, leaving him critically injured. Later, he was rushed to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) by one Rakib Hossain and on duty doctors declared him dead.
Rakib initially claimed he was walking on the road at the time of the incident but police came to know that he was the pick-up van driver.
Mentioning that they detained him for interrogation, Bachchu said the body was kept at the hospital morgue for autopsy.