Woman from Bikarnakatte Hit by Car, Dies – Driver Flees

Woman from Bikarnakatte Hit by Car, Dies – Driver Flees

Mangaluru: The busy stretch of road between Maroli-Kaikamba, Nantur and Karnataka PolyTechnic, now part of the national highway, witnessed a terrible mishap in broad daylight, which claimed the life of a woman, on Monday.

Mamata (36), a resident of Bikarnakatte, was waiting to cross the road around 11 am. A Mahindra Xylo car speeding from KPT towards Nantur is said to have knocked her down.

She was rushed to a hospital in a critical condition. She succumbed to the injuries around noon.

The man who drove the Xylo car left the vehicle behind and fled the spot.

The city east traffic police, who have registered a case, are trying to track him down.

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