Pedestrian mowed down

Pedestrian mowed down

Kariyappa, 74, of Huliyurudurga in Kunigal taluk of Tumakuru district, was killed on the spot after he was hit by a goods vehicle near BMTC bus depot at Sumanahalli on Friday.

The vehicle driver also suffered injuries in the accident. He is being treated at a private hospital and his condition is stated to be critical. The incident occurred when Kariyappa was crossing the road near the bus depot. The goods vehicle driver lost control over the vehicle, mowed him down before hitting an electricity pole. Kariyappa had come to City to take part in the 11th day ritual of his relative who had passed away recently, police said.

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