Mangaluru: Guruvappa, a resident of Padil, was knocked down by a Scorpio vehicle at the junction in the same area around 9-30 am on Friday.
He was walking by the side of the road when the vehicle hit him. He was severely injured in the head, waist and legs. In spite of being rushed to a hospital and treated, he succumbed to the injuries around noon.
A case has been registered against Muhammed Tamseer, who drove the car. Speed and negligent driving caused the mishap, said eyewitnesses.