Mangaluru Aug 12: A civic worker lost his life and another suffered critical injuries when an unidentified vehicle hit them on National Highway 66 at Jeppinamogaru today morning.
The deceased has been identified as identified as Vicky Khan (23) from Bihar. Gopal Poojary (53) was injured.
The tragedy took place at around 8 a.m. when the civic workers were cutting grass on the side of the national highway.
It is learnt that a reckless vehicle which was moving from Thokkottu to Manglauru hit the men and sped off without stopping. Police suspect that a pick up vehicle is involved in the hit-and-run incident.
A case has been registered at Nagori traffic police station. Investigations are on.