Mangaluru: A pedestrian, while crossing the road near Ganesh Marble in Baikampady, was knocked down by a speeding bus.
The bus was plying from the city towards Suratkal. The man, identified as Venkatesh, received very severe injuries in the head and face. Further details about him are not available.
The bus driver abandoned the bus and fled the spot, according to eyewitnesses. A case has been registered at the north traffic police station in Suratkal.