A junior engineer (JE) with the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) was reportedly mowed down by a speeding car in Dugri area here on Friday, Inder Pal Singh, 49, of Phase 3, Dugri, was riding scooter on way to office when an over-speeding car knocked him down. He died on the spot.
The driver managed to flee the scene leaving his car behind.
A case against the unidentified driver was registered by the Dugri police, who also impounded the car.
SHO at the Dugri police station inspector Satwinder Singh said a manhunt was launched to arrest the accused.