KOCHI: A 28-year-old died after a tanker lorry hit the scooter in which he was travelling near ‘Poojari Valavu’ on Seaport-Airport Road on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Akash Nath, a native of Kacheri Ward in Kollam. According to the police, Akash Nath, an employee of a private company in Kalamassery, died on the spot. The driver of the lorry fled from the scene. The police have taken the vehicle into custody.