A 38-year-old restaurant manager who was on his way to work died after an oil tanker hit his bike in the city's Rampura area Friday morning.
The deceased was identified as Abu Naser, the manager of a restaurant in the Gulshan area and son of Abu Taher from Eidgah Amin Bazar village in Noakhali district.
"Naser was on his way to the eatery when the oil tanker coming from the opposite direction crashed into his bike near Farazy Hospital in Rampura," said Shahriar, a sub-Inspector at Rampura police station.
He fell off the bike in the impact and was crushed under the wheels of the oil tanker, said SI Shahriar.
Naser was taken to Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) in a critical condition, where doctors announced his death at 8.45 am, he said.
The truck was seized and the driver and his assistant were arrested, the officer said.