BANGALORE: A 35-year-old pedestrian was killed on the spot after a lorry ran over him in front of Muneshwara Temple at Dooravaninagar in A Narayanapura in KR Puram traffic police station limits on Sunday. The deceased Natarajan, 35, was a painter, residing near the Muneshwara Temple.
The police said that the deceased had left home in the morning to go for work. When he was crossing the road, a lorry transporting sand knocked him down and killed him on the spot.
The lorry driver abandoned the vehicle and fled the scene fearing public wrath.
The K R Puram traffic police registered a case and seized the vehicle. They are on the lookout for him.