A motorcyclist was killed as a speeding truck hit his vehicle in front of Matshya Bhaban in Shahbagh area of the capital on Friday night.
The deceased was identified as Md Tajul Islam, 43, the driver of an ambulance of Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
The truck hit the motorcycle in the area at about 11:00pm, leaving its rider Tajul and pillion rider Abu Hanif, 40, severely injured. Both men were taken to Dhaka Medical College Hospital where the doctors declared Tajul dead, said inspector of the hospital police outpost Bacchu Mia.
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