A truck driver was killed when a wheel of a truck exploded at Hemayetpur of Savar, on the outskirts of the capital, early Thursday.
The deceased was identified as Selim Mia, 30, of Manikganj.
Mohsinul Quader, officer-in-charge of Savar Model Police Station, said Selim was pumping air into a wheel of his truck at Joynabari Molla CNG Filling Station at the dead of night.
Suddenly the wheel exploded with a big bang, leaving Selim dead on the spot, he added.
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