The highway at Sonargaon Upazila was blocked for two hours and several vehicles were damaged during the agitation.
Additional Superintendent of Police Md Zakaria said that a bus ran over Aman Ullah, 27, who worked at ‘Chaity Garments’, around 8am at Tribardi area.
According to witnesses the bus fell into a ditch after the accident, leaving ten passengers injured.
Irate workers set fire to bus before blocking the highway and damaged at least ten vehicles parked at a nearby garage.
Workers hurled brickbats at police when they intervened. Law-enforcers had to fire blank shots to disperse the agitators.
Traffic later resumed on one of the busiest highways in the country after two hours of interruption.