The dead was identified as Al Amin, 28.
Officer in-charge of Khilkhet Police Station M Nazrul Islam said, “The accident took place at about 2.45am when a speeding truck hit ASI Al-Amin and constable Shahjahan from behind as they were standing near the footpath, leaving them seriously injured.”
Both of them were rushed to Kurmitola General Hospital. As his condition deteriorated, Al-Amin was shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where on-duty doctors declared him dead at about 3:30am, he added.
Police seized the truck and arrested the driver Ashraful, 26.