Mangaluru: July 3, 2015: An express bus which was plying to Udupi rammed into an elderly person near Wenlock hospital, Hampankatta on Friday July 3.
The identity of the man is yet to be ascertained.
It is learnt that the man was crossing the road did not notice the express bus coming from the other side. The bus which was at a high speed hit him as a result, the elderly man was knocked down on the road. The Bus Driver and the conductor escaped from the spot.
The police immediately arrived at the spot and rushed him to the hospital with the help of locals.
It is said that the pedestrian face strenuous to cross the roads as there is no speed breaker. The vehicles travel at a high speed without obeying the rules and because of the ignorant drivers people lose their life.
Eyewitnesses said that the Bus driver was negligently driving.
The police seized the Bus and a case has been registered against him.