A woman in the capital's Mohakhali area was killed after a city corporation garbage truck hit her on Sunday (23 January).
The deceased was identified as Shikha Rani Gharani, a cleaner for the city corporation, said Md Mahmud Khan, assistant commissioner of Dhaka Metropolitan Police (Tejgaon zone).
According to eyewitnesses, the accident took place at around 2am; Shikha was cleaning the road near the Mohakhali flyover and was hit by a garbage truck.
Police have not yet identified the vehicle.
The deceased's body has been kept in Suhrawardy Medical College.
Khokon Gharami, son of the deceased, filed a case with Tejgaon police station over the incident.
On 25 November of last year, a compactor vehicle of Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) ran over a motorbike killing the rider following the death of a Notre Dame student by a similar vehicle of Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC).
Following the college student's death, students of his institution protested in the Motijheel area demanding justice. Later, the DSCC formed an investigation committee to probe into the accident.