Padubidri, Nov 20, 2023: A pedestrian who was crossing the road died on the spot after he was run over by an Omni near Uchila town on Sunday evening.
The deceased is Janardhan Kotian (66) of Uchila. He was a fisherman and had been to the town on Sunday evening when the speeding Omni not only knocked him down but also dragged him upto 50 meters.
Reckless driving by the Omni driver is said to be the cause of the accident.
Padubidri police have registered a case.