A BNP leader was killed in a road accident near Baushia Pakhi point in Gazaria upazila Tuesday night.
Family sources said someone pushed Mujibur Rahman, 55, Baushia union BNP vice president of Gazaria upazila, under a truck, that killed him on Dhaka-Chittagong highway.
Gazaria thana OC Shahidul Islam, however, said the victim died while crossing the highway in drunkard state.
Two other people sustained injuries in the accident when they suddenly bumped against the BNP leader. Later, police arrested them and took them to a local hospital under police escort, said OC.