A pedestrian has been killed when a waste-laden truck of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) ran over him while walking nearby house building foot-over-bridge area in Uttara of Dhaka.
The deceased was identified as Md Abul Kalam Azad, 45, hailed from Charfasson of Bhola, said Uttara East police station SI Abdur Rahim.
The victim used to live with his family at Uttar Khan of Dhaka, said the police official.
Quoting locals the SI said a garbage truck of DNCC which was coming from wrong side ran over the man at 12:30pm on Thursday, leaving him dead on the spot.
Following the accident the aggrieved locals later caught the driver along with the truck and informed police, said the SI.
Police rushed to the spot, recovered the body and sent it to Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) morgue for autopsy, he added.