In a case of rash and negligent driving, an elderly man died when a college bus hit him at Gitar Square in front of Palasia police station on Thursday morning. Police have registered a case against the driver. The driver and conductor fled after the incident.
As per reports, the deceased, identified as Madanlal (63), a resident of New Palasia, was returning home after morning walk when a bus of Index College hit him from behind. Madanlal was rushed to MY Hospital where he was declared brought dead.
Police have seized the bus and registered a case against the driver. As per police records, since January 1, 2014 till Thursday, a total of 423 people have died in road mishaps.